plural of joint

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1 a place where two or more things are united
  • the leak was found at a joint in the pipe

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2 a building, room, or suite of rooms occupied by a service business
  • let's go to the local burger joint

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3 slang a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody
  • violate your probation and you'll be back in the joint in short order, loser

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“Joints.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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