mortice

Definitions of mortice
  1. noun
    a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
    synonyms: mortise
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    type of:
    hole
    an opening deliberately made in or through something
  2. verb
    cut a hole for a tenon in
    synonyms: mortise
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    type of:
    cut
    separate with or as if with an instrument
  3. verb
    join by a tenon and mortise
    synonyms: mortise
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    type of:
    bring together, join
    cause to become joined or linked
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