verb (used with object)
to shake slightly; move to and fro, as by repeated jerks; jiggle: She joggled the key in the lock a couple of times before getting the door open.
to cause to shake or totter as by a sudden, slight push; jostle.
to join or fasten by fitting a projection into a recess.
to fit or fasten with dowels.
verb (used without object)
to move irregularly; have a jogging
or jolting motion; shake.
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a slight shake or jolt.
a moving with jolts or jerks.
a projection on one of two joining objects fitting into a corresponding recess in the other to prevent slipping.
Carpentry. an enlarged area, as of a post or king post, for supporting the foot of a strut, brace, etc.