Definition of Dovetailed

1. Verb. (past of dovetail) ¹



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Definition of Dovetailed

1. dovetail [v] - See also: dovetail

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dovetailed

doveling
doven
dovened
dovening
dovens
dover's powder
dovera
dovered
dovering
dovers
doves
doveship
dovetail
dovetail joint
dovetail plane
dovetailed (current term)
dovetailing
dovetailings
dovetails
dovie
dovier
doviest
doving
dovish
dovishness
dovishnesses
dow
dowable
dowager
dowager's hump

Literary usage of Dovetailed

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1. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"354- dovetailed Joints for Re- entering Angles. angles of cisterns and tanks. It makes a strong as well as a neat joint for such places. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Design and Construction of Mill Buildings and Other by Henry Grattan Tyrrell (1911)
"The plaster on the under side of a large roof, inspected by the writer, and covered with concrete slabs and dovetailed metal, fell, and not only covered and ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Bricks, Tiles, Terra-cotta, Etc. by Charles Thomas Davis (1884)
"Mr. Low employs the following means for forming dovetailed grooves on the backs ... of wood of dovetailed cross-section to such length as may be desirable, ..."

4. Exercises in Wood-working, with a Short Treatise on Wood: Written for Manual by Ivin Sickels (1889)
"Construction of a Blind-dovetailed Box. Material.—J" dressed mahogany. Work. ... The joints between the sides are dovetailed with a mitered edge. ..."

5. Exercises in Wood-working, with a Short Treatise on Wood: Written for Manual by Ivin Sickels (1889)
"Construction of a Blind-dovetailed Box. Material.—J" dressed mahogany. Work. ... The joints between the sides are dovetailed with a mitered edge. ..."

6. The King's English by Henry Watson Fowler, Francis George Fowler (1906)
"dovetailed AND ADAPTED QUOTATIONS AND PHRASES The fitting into a sentence of refractory quotations, the making of facetious additions to them, ..."

7. Reminiscences: The Story of an Emigrant by Hans Mattson (1891)
"They lie in coffins of wood, which show skilled workmanship, the corners be'ing carefully dovetailed together. Even their shrouds and ornaments of flowers ..."

8. The Dragon, Image, and Demon: Or, The Three Religions of China; Confucianism by Hampden C. DuBose, Hampden C. Du Bose (1887)
"CHAPTER I. THE THREE RELIGIONS dovetailed. fI ^HERE are two considerations which make the study -*- of religion in China of prime importance. ..."

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