braced frame

noun
: a building frame in which the timbers are heavy enough to be mortised and in which diagonal bracing is used — compare balloon frame

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Carpentry.
a building frame employing a heavy, braced framework of solid girts mortised into solid posts the full height of the frame, with studs one story high filling the interstices. Also called full frame.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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