Definition of Mortices

1. Noun. (plural of mortice) ¹



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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mortices

mortgageable
mortgaged
mortgagee
mortgagees
mortgageless
mortgager
mortgagers
mortgages
mortgaging
mortgagor
mortgagors
mortice
morticed
morticer
morticers
mortices (current term)
mortician
morticians
morticing
mortiferous
mortific
mortification
mortifications
mortified
mortifiedness
mortifier
mortifiers
mortifies
mortify
mortifying

Literary usage of Mortices

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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 ..."

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