American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The art or craft of a joiner; cabinetmaking.
- n. Work done by a joiner; fine woodwork.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art or trade of a joiner.
- n. Joiners' work.
- n. A factory producing wooden products such as tables, doors, and cabinets.
- n. The work of the joiner.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The art, or trade, of a joiner; the work of a joiner; doing the woodwork (as doors, stairs, etc.) necessary for the finishing of buildings.
- n. fine woodwork done by a joiner
- n. the craft of a joiner
“Black metal joinery is hard on the eyes because of the excessive contrast between it and the view outside.”
“The external joinery is composed of lacquered aluminum with thermal break and low-emissivity double glazing.”
“Similar to a connection you might see in Japanese joinery this wall connection locks together a large wood-log structure with a smaller annex.”
“Jim Devine said the £2326 of "joinery" was for storing personal and party political material in a pub cellar he was renting.”
“joinery," mortised, and held by the skill and conscientiousness of its construction.”
“These goods are supplied to us with many others, such as joinery and carving, by one Septimus, who is a contractor and, they say, a head priest among the Christians, employing many hands at his shops in the poor streets yonder.”
“With their unique design this sleek chair is available in a variety of domestic and exotic hardwoods, and features double tapered laminations, and mortise and tenon joinery.”
“It is the place to get fishing permits and marriage licenses—and to pick up a quick education in historic joinery: The 18th-century gunstock posts and exposed framing of hewn white oak put sheetrock and two-by-fours to shame.”
“Inside, we admired the barrel-vaulted ceiling, and the beautiful modern joinery of gallery, staircase and furnishings, while the owner, Rose Adams, told us how her mother had bought the building in 1966 for £500.”
“He never got calls during dinner from frazzled friends having trouble with mortise and tenon joinery, plus David seemed like a nice enough guy.”
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