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rabbet plane

noun, Carpentry.
a plane for cutting rabbets or the like, having a blade set to one side at right angles or diagonally to the direction of motion.
Origin of rabbet plane
1670-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • A block-plane is made which can, by means of a detachable side, be used as a rabbet-plane.

    Woodworking for Beginners Charles Gardner Wheeler

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