Cross"-spale` (-sp?l`), Cross"-spall` (-sp?l`), n. [See Spale & Spall.] Shipbuilding
One of the temporary wooden braces, placed horizontally across a frame to hold it in position until the deck beams are in; a cross-pawl.
© Webster 1913.
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