from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the part of a mortised timber surrounding the mortise, and against which the shoulders of the tenon bear.
  • n. See under Butment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The part of the material about a mortise against which the shoulder of a tenon bears.


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