Definition of "rabbet" []

  • (noun) A cut or groove along or near the edge of a piece of wood that allows another piece to fit into it to form a joint.
  • (noun) A joint so made.
  • (verb-transitive) To cut a rabbet in.
  • (verb-transitive) To join by a rabbet.
  • (verb-intransitive) To be joined by a rabbet.

Use "rabbet" in a sentence

  • ""rabbet," ploughed around the front, back, and sides of the drawers; or the top frame may have a tongue fitting inside the whole substance of the drawer, or the glass may be a fixture, beaded or puttied in on top, the whole of the bottom unscrewing from the drawer frame."
  • "Silly rabbet, everybody knows that it's the Realclimate Team who's politicizing the science, and besides, the deniers are simply honest broker skeptics who just want to know the truth."
  • "Is a good place to start: Of course, rabbet will avoid the facts and he and other will go off on some tangential escapade."

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