2. Verb. (third-person singular of mortice) ¹
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Definition of Mortices
1. mortice [v] - See also: mortice
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Literary usage of Mortices
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Carpentry Made Easy, Or, The Science and Art of Framing, on a New and by William E. Bell (1859)
"Size of mortices. The mortices for the end sills should be 3 by 9 inches, with a relish of 2J or 3 inches on the outside. The mortices for the middle sills ..."
2. Civil Architecture: Or, A Complete Theoretical and Practical System of Building by Edward Shaw (1836)
"First, the mortices should be made and the faces got out of wind. Second, after finding the length of the timber, in which the tenons are to be made, ..."
3. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by George William Cox (1867)
"v mortices and tenons, and wrought, rebated,! sparingly decorated with mouldings. Though tr posts, and a head, generally fixed together on a plinth, ..."
4. The Forester: A Practical Treatise on the Planting, Rearing, and General by James Brown (1861)
"The mortices are made right through the thickness of the posts, and of dimensions suited to the breadth and thickness of the rails which they are to ..."
5. An Encyclopædia of Architecture: Historical, Theoretical, and Practical by Joseph Gwilt (1842)
"In each of these ribs are made four mortices, of 4 inches broad and 3 high, and in the middle of the said 9-inch plank (these mortices are best set out with ..."
6. A Treatise of Mechanics, Theoretical, Practical, and Descriptive by Olinthus Gregory (1815)
"4., the parts gg slide in the mortices c of the inner circular plates, and the small ends or tenons hh go fairly through the inner and enter the spiral ..."