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Mortice   Listen

Cut a hole for a tenon in.  Synonym: mortise.
Join by a tenon and mortise.  Synonym: mortise.

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"Mortice" Quotes from Famous Books

... probably adorned with pilasters measuring 0.62 centimetre below, 0.45 above, and 0.11 in height: they are not shown in the plan; and I leave experts to determine whether they supported the inside or the outside surface. Several stones, probably copings, are cut with three mortice-joints or joist-holes, each measuring 0.15 centimetre, at intervals of 0.14 ...
— The Land of Midian, Vol. 2 • Richard Burton

... for oscillating engines has a single packing ring, with a tongue piece, or mortice end, made in the manner already described. The ring is packed behind with hemp packing, and the piece of metal which covers the joint is a piece of thick sheet copper or brass, and is indented into the iron of the ring, so as to offer no obstruction to the application ...
— A Catechism of the Steam Engine • John Bourne

... good crack in the neck and brought him down on his knees, but they parted us; and the next day, when we appeared in court, the Judge said he had a notion to fine us $100 apiece for not sending for him, as he wanted to see it himself; "but I will let you go this time." The man's name was John Mortice, of Natchez, Miss. ...
— Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi • George H. Devol

Words linked to "Mortice" :   mortise-and-tenon joint, mortise joint, cut, join, mortise, hole, bring together

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