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 for crosstie
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cross-tie \Cross"-tie`\ (-t?`), n. (Railroad)
     A sleeper supporting and connecting the rails, and holding
     them in place.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway
           track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper" [syn:
           tie, railroad tie, crosstie, sleeper]

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