from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of mortise.
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- n. Alternative spelling of mortise.
- v. Alternative spelling of mortise.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See mortise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. cut a hole for a tenon in
- n. a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
- v. join by a tenon and mortise
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Antony Calvert said ... rigger mortice is totally correct.
All should be done neatly, -- in a masterly manner were better -- I file and sandpaper over and over again until I get to my mind what now appears in plates 24 and 25, and you will see the neck end is finished, ready for insertion in the mortice, which is done later when the fingerboard is added.
I am sorry that we are deficient in some of the articles written for by you, namely the mortice Locks Blank Keys and Iron Sash Pullies; -- the balance of the Order however is executed and will be forwarded by first opportunity
But he seems happy now to provide new mortice locks for the windows and the doors.
But the fact was, we were already in the safest place we could be, not in a building that could fall in on us, not out toward the middle of the road where bits of falling mortice could brain us.
The door was locked and bolted with heavy mortice jobs, top and bottom.
The famous bluestones from the Presceli Mountains in Wales show signs of tenons and mortice holes that have been chipped away.
I'd disagree with rigger mortice on William Hague - I think he is very definitely electable.
March 17, 2006 7: 36 PM, rigger mortice said ... then again in the real world where (at the minute) policies are behind presentation in importance, his days were always going to be numbered.
This top step had been taken out of the old oak mortice, and cut shorter, and then replaced in the frame, with an iron pin working in an iron collar, just as the gudgeon of a wheelbarrow revolves.