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[joint-lis] /ˈdʒɔɪnt lɪs/
without a joint; lacking a joint.
formed as a single piece, without jointing.
Origin of jointless
1550-60; joint + -less Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Nelson, on arriving above, discovered that the chamber was lined with jointless brass about ten feet high and circular in shape.

  • Every alternate square was covered by what seemed a jointless metal plate.

  • He could with difficulty lift his hands to his head, and he walked as stiffly as if his legs had been jointless.

    Bonnie Prince Charlie G. A. Henty
  • The Alg are divided by botanists into three classes; viz., the jointless, the jointed, and the disjointed.

    Botany for Ladies Jane Loudon
  • She sat like a jointless thing on the fauteuil in the large hall, and all at once saw him in front of her.

    The Coast of Chance Esther Chamberlain
  • Numerous copper pans stood simmering on the charcoal stoves, and the jointless jack still revolved on the spit.

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