Definition of Joggle

1. Noun. A fastener that is inserted into holes in two adjacent pieces and holds them together.

Exact synonyms: Dowel, Dowel Pin
Generic synonyms: Fastener, Fastening, Fixing, Holdfast



2. Verb. Move to and fro. "Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!"
Exact synonyms: Jiggle, Wiggle
Generic synonyms: Agitate, Shake
Specialized synonyms: Wag, Waggle
Derivative terms: Jiggle, Wiggle, Wiggler, Wiggler, Wiggler

3. Noun. A slight irregular shaking motion.
Exact synonyms: Jiggle
Generic synonyms: Shaking
Derivative terms: Jiggle

4. Verb. Fasten or join with a joggle.
Generic synonyms: Fasten, Fix, Secure

Definition of Joggle

1. v. t. To shake slightly; to push suddenly but slightly, so as to cause to shake or totter; to jostle; to jog.

2. v. i. To shake or totter; to slip out of place.

3. n. A notch or tooth in the joining surface of any piece of building material to prevent slipping; sometimes, but incorrectly, applied to a separate piece fitted into two adjacent stones, or the like.

Definition of Joggle

1. Verb. To shake slightly; to push suddenly but slightly, so as to cause to shake or totter; to jostle; to jog. ¹

2. Verb. To jog or run while juggling. ¹

3. Noun. (engineering) A step formed in material by two adjacent reverse bends. ¹

4. Noun. (architecture) A notch or tooth in the joining surface of any piece of building material to prevent slipping. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Joggle

1. to shake slightly [v -GLED, -GLING, -GLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Joggle

joeys
jog
jog trot
jogathon
jogathons
jogged
jogger
joggers
joggin'
jogging
jogging bottoms
jogging bra
jogging bras
joggings
joggle (current term)
joggled
joggler
jogglers
joggles
joggling
jogpants
jogs
jogtrot
jogtrots
jogtrotted
jogtrotting
johachidolite
johannes
johanneses

Literary usage of Joggle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Stonemason and the Bricklayer: Being Practical Details and Drawings (1891)
"The Dovetail joggle for Joining Stones on the Flat. The joggles a, a, ... 38, in which the joggle extends across the whole width of the stone aa, ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1865)
"... to waggle, joggle. To Slew. To turn round.—Hal. Properly to slip. ... to flap, flag, waggle; G. schlottern, to waggle, joggle, swag; ..."

3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"The joggle-joint is commonly used in straight arches for this purpose, ... Sometimes the joggle consiste of a piece of l,'¡, 3 hard stone let into a groove ..."

4. A Concise Glossary of Terms Used in Grecian, Roman, Italian, and Gothic by John Henry Parker (1869)
"joggle. A term peculiar to masons, who use it in various senses relating to the fitting of stones together; almost every sort of jointing, ..."

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