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pur•lin



Pronunciation: (pûr'lin), [key]
n.
a longitudinal member in a roof frame, usually for supporting common rafters or the like between the plate and the ridge. Also,pur'line.See diags. under king post, queen post.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

purlieupurlin plate

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