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dunnage

[′dən·ij]
(engineering)
A configuration of members that forms a structural support for a cooling tower or similar appendage to a building but is not part of the building itself.
(industrial engineering)
Padding material placed in a container to protect shipped goods from damage.
Loose wood or waste material placed in the ship's hold to protect the cargo from shifting and damage.

dunnage

1. Pieces of timber which are used to provide structural support for a large item of equipment on a rooftop.
2. Members that form a structural support for a cooling tower or the like, but are not part of the building structure itself.
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After leaving school, Byrne sailed to Liverpool, where he worked on the docks sorting dunnage, the loose wood used in a ship's hold to keep the cargo away from bilge water.