fillister plane


noun Carpentry.
a rabbet or groove, as one on a window sash to hold the glass and putty.
Also called fillister plane. a plane for cutting rabbets or grooves.
Also, filister.

1810–20; origin uncertain Unabridged
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fillister, filister or fillester (ˈfɪlɪstə)
1.  Also called: fillister plane an adjustable plane for cutting rabbets, grooves, etc
2.  Also called: sash fillister a rabbet or groove, esp one in a window sash bar for a pane of glass
[C19: of unknown origin]
filister, filister or fillester
[C19: of unknown origin]
fillester, filister or fillester
[C19: of unknown origin]

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