Synonyms and Antonyms for mortise

1. mortise (v.)

cut a hole for a tenon in


2. mortise (v.)

join by a tenon and mortise

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3. mortise (n.)

a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint


4. mortise-and-tenon joint (n.)

a joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other