What does the word trestle mean?

Usage examples for trestle

  1. " Maybe Harry fell in that river and was drowned," suggested Tubby, pointing ahead down the tracks to the trestle crossing the San Pedro River. – The Boy Scouts On The Range by Lieut. Howard Payson
  2. She finished her dressing at top- speed, hurried on her hat and jacket, stole softly out to where the others awaited her, and in five minutes they were smoothly running down the gorge, over high trestle- work bridges and round sharp curves which made her draw her breath a little faster. – Clover by Susan Coolidge
  3. Meanwhile Maxwell had seated himself on the opposite veranda, and, after a glance at a trestle couch which showed him that Niven was apparently asleep, was gazing out to sea. – The League of the Leopard by Harold Bindloss