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a means or device that keeps something erect, stable, or secure

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a wooden or metal staff that fits under the armpit and reaches to the ground

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anything that serves as an expedient

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Another is that every building shown within was constructed using a modified cruck flame.
Other people have cruck beams and we believe there may be some hiding under our plasterwork.
People were seen on CCTV near Cruck Cottage at Torthorwald shortly before fire ripped through the building.
The work means the barn has now been removed from the English Heritage's At Risk Register and is one of only a handful of timber-framed cruck buildings north of the Tees - a construction dating from early medieval times in which naturally curved, rough-hewn wood is at the heart of the building.
The runner-up that day Cruck Realta is a decent yardstick but Contributer impressed with his final kick in the closing stages.
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The half-brother to fivewinnersranawaywitha Ripon maiden in June and just17dayslaterproduceda similarly dazzling display wheninadifferentleagueto subsequent winners Cruck RealtaandLovely Passinthe Listed Chesham at Royal Ascot.
Penistone''s Cruck Barn Market: Artisan Fayre today, 9am-3pm.
Visitors can also see a unique cruck house with sedum roof, beamed ceilings, stained glass windows and inglenook fireplace.
He is the author of the book Cruck Construction: An Introduction and Catalogue' was published in 1981 by The Council for British Archaeology.
Impressive ceiling and cruck beams, the drawing room's crenellated brick tower fireplace, a heavy timber vestibule door and even a classic Victorian floral-motif suite in the guest toilet are reminders of the house's long history.
Generous donation Members of the South West Environmental Action Trust present a cheque for PS8,500 to members of the Cruck Cottage Heritage Association at their recent Christmas event.
In the master bedroom, which formed part of the original house, the beams reveal its cruck frame and unusual carved timbers.
The barn is also one of only a handful of timber-framed cruck buildings north of the Tees - a construction dating from early medieval times in which naturally curved, rough-hewn wood is at the heart of the building.
The runner up that day, Cruck Realta, is a decent yardstick but Contributer really impressed with his final kick in the closing stages.