fox wedge

noun

: a wedge for expanding the split end of a bolt, cotter, dowel, tenon, or other piece in order to fasten the end in a hole or mortise and prevent withdrawal

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“Fox wedge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fox%20wedge. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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