Jointing
Joint Joint, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jointed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jointing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together; as, to joint boards. [1913 Webster]

Pierced through the yielding planks of jointed wood. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. To join; to connect; to unite; to combine. [1913 Webster]

Jointing their force 'gainst C[ae]sar. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To provide with a joint or joints; to articulate. [1913 Webster]

The fingers are jointed together for motion. --Ray. [1913 Webster]

4. To separate the joints; of; to divide at the joint or joints; to disjoint; to cut up into joints, as meat. ``He joints the neck.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

Quartering, jointing, seething, and roasting. --Holland. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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