rabbeter

noun rab·bet·er \-bə̇tə(r)\

Definition of rabbeter

plural

-s

  1. :  one that rabbets; especially :  an operator of a sticker for grooving wooden door or window parts for the inset of glass or panels

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Origin and Etymology of rabbeter

2rabbet + -er


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