scaffolding

Part of speech: noun

A scaffold, or system of scaffolds.

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Usage examples "scaffolding":

  1. You saw the scaffolding which they were still working at yesterday? - "Four Phases of Love", Paul Heyse.
  2. It is said the name originated in a man who undertook to build a house without scaffolding, and from his continued stretching upward added to his stature, and gave a name to the place. - "Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before", George Turner.
  3. On the morning of the 19th it was carried to Versailles, where due preparation had been made for its reception In the great court of the castle a sort of theatre had been temporarily erected with a scaffolding, covered throughout with tapestry In the middle was an opening more than fifteen feet in diameter, in which was spread a banquet for those who had constructed the balloon. - "Wonderful Balloon Ascents or, the Conquest of the Skies", Fulgence Marion.