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joinery

[joi-nuh-ree] /ˈdʒɔɪ nə ri/
noun
1.
the craft or trade of a joiner.
2.
woodwork made by a joiner.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; joiner + -y3
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  • Heavy timbers, spliced together with stress-bearing joinery, form the base and top of a wooden covered bridge.
  • The same considerations are involved in many types of timber joinery typical of covered bridge construction.
  • Underneath the sheathing, joinery of the truss wood members was both by notching and bolts.
  • After the joinery was completed, the tops of the stiles were cut to fit the curvature of the arch.
British Dictionary definitions for joinery

joinery

/ˈdʒɔɪnərɪ/
noun
1.
the skill or craft of a joiner
2.
work made by a joiner
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