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rabbet

Definition of rabbet:

part of speech: verb

To lap over and unite by a rabbet.

part of speech: noun

In carpentry, a groove cut in the edge of a piece of timber or plank in order that it may lap over, or evenly fit, another like piece; that part of the keel, stern, and stern- post of a ship which is cut for the plank of the bottom to fit into.

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