from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- transitive verb To loosen a mortised joint of.
- transitive verb To separate.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To loosen or undo as a mortise; loosen the mortises or joints of.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To loosen, unfix, or separate, as things mortised together.
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