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fillister

[fil-uh-ster] /ˈfɪl ə stər/
noun, Carpentry.
1.
a rabbet or groove, as one on a window sash to hold the glass and putty.
2.
Also called fillister plane. a plane for cutting rabbets or grooves.
Also, filister.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; origin uncertain
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Examples for fillister
  • Counter-boring is done to prepare a drilled hole to receive a fillister or socket-head screw.
  • The terminals shall be removable binding, fillister or washer head screw type, or of the stud type with contact and locking nuts.
British Dictionary definitions for fillister

fillister

/ˈfɪlɪstə/
noun
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
Word Origin
C19: of unknown origin
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