mortice mortice

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
  2. (v) cut a hole for a tenon in
  3. (v) join by a tenon and mortise

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Usage(s):

  • What's startling is the sheer variety of workmanship, from the spiral stone carvings of the chambered mounds of County Meath in Ireland, to the huge mortice and tenoned .

News

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    They showed up en force…knowing exactly what was wrong. “It dead-ends neighborhoods,” said East Sider, Cherie Mortice. And exactly what...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WHO-TV 13 Des Moines

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