drawbore

noun

Definition of drawbore

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a bore for a mortise pin placed so as to draw the tenon and thus make the joint tighter
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Definition of drawbore (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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Noun

draw entry 1 + bore

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“Drawbore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drawbore. Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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