Stringer

String"er

(strng"r), n. 1. One who strings; one who makes or provides strings, especially for bows.
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Be content to put your trust in honest stringers.
Ascham.
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2. A libertine; a wencher. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl.
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3. (Railroad) A longitudinal sleeper.
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4. (Shipbuilding) A streak of planking carried round the inside of a vessel on the under side of the beams.
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5. (Carp.) A long horizontal timber to connect uprights in a frame, or to support a floor or the like.
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6. (Newspapers) A reporter or correspondent who works for a news agency on a part-time basis, especially one covering local news for a newspaper published in a different area; -- called also string correspondent.
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7. (Aviation) a longitudinal supporting structure to reinforce the skin of an airplane fuselage.
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