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ground pin

(White); ground-post (Andros) [OED ground-pin a main pin or beam in any structure obs. → 1762] n. wooden supports for a building: 1977 The ground-pin hole was dug about 18 to 24" in the rock ... Some of these ground-pins are still seen under the old houses today (Albury 10).

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Last update: 2011-05-21 05:03
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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