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  • n. A plane used for final flattening out of wooden surfaces.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together

Etymologies

From joint ("to smooth wooden parts, as before joining them") and plane ("a woodworker's tool") (Wiktionary)

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