lap dovetail

noun

: a dovetail joint in which the recesses in one piece are cut only part way through so that part of the thickness of one board overlaps the end of the other

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“Lap dovetail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lap%20dovetail. Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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