Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In carpentry, an immovable bevel for striking upon a piece of stuff an angle of 45.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The _miter-square_, Fig. 201, is a try-square fixed at an angle of

    Handwork in Wood

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.