from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To overlap and even (chamfered or beveled plank edges) so that they form a flush surface.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete form of cipher.
- To make a sypher-joint between (parallel strips or planks).
Alteration of cipher, to chamfer away.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)