biscuit joint

noun

woodworking
: a joint made by gluing one or more wood biscuits (see biscuit sense 8) in between two boards
Where a timber post supports a roof joist, the two are mitred and glued together with a biscuit joint.Building Design, 26 Oct. 2007

Word History

First Known Use

1988, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of biscuit joint was in 1988

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“Biscuit joint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biscuit%20joint. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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