dovetail

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dovetail

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dovetail, 1
1. A splayed tenon, shaped like a dove’s tail, broader at its end than at its base.
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The Dutchman was benevolent, the Englishman susceptible; in short our characters dovetailed, but my mind having more fire and action than his, instinctively assumed and kept the predominance.
Diagonal tensile strength of an oriented strand-board (OSB) frame with dovetailed corner joint.
Putting in a dovetailed sight gives you windage and elevation correction.