fish joint


Definition of fish joint

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a joint for forming separate limbs into a bow or bowstave by fitting a wedge end into a V slot or a double wedge into a W slot
2 : a butt joint in which the two abutting members are held in alignment by one or more fishplates


transitive verb

Definition of fish-joint (Entry 2 of 2)

: to fasten with a fish joint

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