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(1) Top of wall of weir or dam. (2) Horizontal timber plates on top of base walls of a smock mill to carry cant posts & framing. (3) FORWARD, (REAR) In a POST MILL, the heavy timbers at bottom of post mill body passing over the front (rear) of the SHEERS to support the CORNER POSTS (2). (4) CAP. Two timbers used to support the roof members of some caps.

Alternative terms

Term Language Region
Forward Sill (Cill) English
Headsill English
Rear Sill English