brob definition

  • noun:
    • A wedge-shaped surge always secure the end of a timber where it abuts another. Much utilized in earlier times within the construction of tunnelled box-timber headings.
    • A peculiar brad-shaped surge, becoming driven alongside the termination of an abutting timber to prevent its slipping.
    • A wedge-shaped surge, driven over the side of a timber which abuts against another, to prevent it from falling.
    • In coal-mining, a quick, dense little bit of wood, used for supporting the coal that is being holed or undercut; a prop.
    • A wedge-shaped increase regularly secure the termination of a timber where it abuts another. Much used in earlier times inside construction of tunnelled box-timber headings.
    • A peculiar brad-shaped surge, is driven alongside the termination of an abutting wood to stop its slipping.
    • A wedge-shaped spike, driven over the part of a timber which abuts against another, to stop it from sliding.
    • In coal-mining, a short, dense piece of timber, useful for supporting the coal which is becoming holed or undercut; a prop.
  • verb:
    • To poke or prick
    • To poke or prick
  • others:
    • To prick with a bodkin.
    • To prick with a bodkin.

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