cheek cut

cheek cut, side cut

An oblique angular cut at the lower end of a jack rafter or the upper end of any rafter so that it can fit tightly against a hip rafter or valley rafter.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Yet I was glad at first - she deserved punishing for pushing me: but when papa was gone, she made me come to the window and showed me her cheek cut on the inside, against her teeth, and her mouth filling with blood; and then she gathered up the bits of the picture, and went and sat down with her face to the wall, and she has never spoken to me since: and I sometimes think she can't speak for pain.
Qaiser, a patient of hepatitis, said, "I went to a barber shop a few months ago and had my left cheek cut slightly.
However, the edge of the jack rafter has a 45-degree bevel (a cheek cut) so it fits tight against the hip rafter.
"The holdall was loaded with cash and the burglars left." Capewell, who owed money to loan sharks, later had his cheek cut with a razor to fit his cover story.
THE then Premier had his cheek cut by an airborne egg outside a Southampton Sainsbury's in the 1992 election campaign
In this case, the photo was mocked up to give an indication of how I sawed the tenon cheeks for some cabinet legs--I actually made the shoulder cuts after the cheek cuts, which have already been made in this photo.