backjoint

noun

Definition of backjoint

: a rabbet or chase in masonry left to receive a permanent slab or other filling

First Known Use of backjoint

1857, in the meaning defined above

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“Backjoint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/backjoint. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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