from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To loosen a mortised joint of.
- transitive v. To separate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To loosen, unfix, or separate, as things mortised together.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To loosen or undo as a mortise; loosen the mortises or joints of.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.