dovetail joint

noun

Definition of dovetail joint

: a flaring tenon and a mortise into which it fits tightly making an interlocking joint between two pieces that resists pulling apart in all directions except one

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“Dovetail joint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dovetail%20joint. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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