Gain access to thousands of additional definitions and advanced search features—ad free! JOIN NOW
: a long straight rule used by bricklayers for securing straight joints and faces
You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
Share jointing rule
Resources for jointing rule
join the club
join the crowd
joint life and survivor annuity
joint life insurance
Comments on jointing rule
What made you want to look up jointing rule? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
to express warning or disapproval
Get Word of the Day daily email!
Autumn Words of the Day 2018
Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?
Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.
Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!
Two words. One hundred years.
Words from the week of 11/9/2018
There's always room for another article.
Or: making a fool of yourself.
And is one way more correct than the others?
The story of an imaginary word that managed to sneak past our editors and enter the dictionary.
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
The awkward case of 'his or her'
(Secret October WOTD Quiz)
Name that government! Or something like that.
SCRABBLE® fans, sharpen your skills!