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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A mortise joint formed by interlocking tenons and mortises v. - Fit together tightly.

Usage examples (29)
  • First, check the drawers to make sure they contain dovetail joints, which complement the natural strength of the wood.
  • "I just kind of dovetail all these things together," he says.
  • They all kind of dovetail and make up a story that's bizarre but ...
  • Does that kind of dovetail with allegations that he had a lot of affairs? for more
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