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: a bore for a mortise pin placed so as to draw the tenon and thus make the joint tighter


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transitive verb

: to make a drawbore in (as a tenon)
: to enlarge the bore of (a tube, as a gun barrel) by drawing through with the working tool instead of thrusting

Word History



draw entry 1 + bore

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“Drawbore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drawbore. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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