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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Crosspiece \Cross"piece`\ (kr?s"p?s`; 115), n. 1. A piece of any structure which is fitted or framed crosswise. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) A bar or timber connecting two knightheads or two bitts. [1913 Webster]