tongue and groove


tongue and groove

noun

Definition of TONGUE AND GROOVE

:  a joint made by a tongue on one edge of a board fitting into a corresponding groove on the edge of another board
tongue–and–groove adjective

First Known Use of TONGUE AND GROOVE

1860

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