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English → English (WordNet) Definition: dovetail dovetail n : a mortise joint formed by interlocking tenons and mortises [syn: dovetail joint] dovetail v : fit together tightly, as if by means of a dovetail
English → English (gcide) Definition: Dovetail Dovetail \Dove"tail`\, n. (Carp.) A flaring tenon, or tongue (shaped like a bird's tail spread), and a mortise, or socket, into which it fits tightly, making an interlocking joint between two pieces which resists pulling a part in all directions except one. [1913 Webster] Dovetail molding (Arch.), a molding of any convex section arranged in a sort of zigzag, like a series of dovetails. Dovetail saw (Carp.), a saw used in dovetailing. [1913 Webster] Dovetail \Dove"tail`\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dovetailed; p. pr. & vb. n. Dovetailing.] 1. (Carp.) (a) To cut to a dovetail. (b) To join by means of dovetails. [1913 Webster] 2. To fit in or connect strongly, skillfully, or nicely; to fit ingeniously or complexly. [1913 Webster] He put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed . . . that it was indeed a very curious show. --Burke. [1913 Webster]


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