rabbet joint

noun

Definition of rabbet joint

: a joint formed by fitting together rabbeted boards or timbers

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First Known Use of rabbet joint

circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rabbet joint was circa 1828

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“Rabbet joint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rabbet%20joint. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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