Con`tig*na"tion (?), n. [L. contignatio, fr. contignare to join with beams; con- + tignum beam.]

1.

The act or process of framing together, or uniting, as beams in a fabric.

Burke.

2.

A framework or fabric, as of beams.

Sir H. Wotton.

 

© Webster 1913.

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