noun Date: 1678 1. the art or trade of a joiner 2. work done by a joiner

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  • Joinery — Join er*y, n. The art, or trade, of a joiner; the work of a joiner; doing the woodwork (as doors, stairs, etc.) necessary for the finishing of buildings. [1913 Webster] A piece of joinery . . . whimsically dovetailed. Burke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Joinery — can refer to either: * Woodworking joints or other types of mechanical joints (mainly in North American English) * The work of the joiner, the fabrication and installation of wooden fittings in buildings (mainly in British English). * In… …   Wikipedia

  • joinery — ► NOUN 1) the wooden components of a building collectively. 2) the work of a joiner …   English terms dictionary

  • joinery — [join′ər ē] n. the work or skill of a joiner …   English World dictionary

  • joinery — [[t]ʤɔ͟ɪnəri[/t]] N UNCOUNT Joinery is the skill and work of a joiner. [mainly BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • joinery — /joy neuh ree/, n. 1. the craft or trade of a joiner. 2. woodwork made by a joiner. [1670 80; JOINER + Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • joinery — noun a) A factory producing wooden products such as tables, doors, and cabinets. b) The work of the joiner. See Also: joiner …   Wiktionary

  • joinery — join|er|y [ˈdʒɔınəri] n [U] the trade and work of a joiner →↑carpentry …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • joinery — join|er|y [ dʒɔınəri ] noun uncount the work done by a joiner ─ compare CARPENTRY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • joinery — join·er·y || dʒɔərɪ n. occupation of a joiner, woodworking, carpentry; work done by a joiner …   English contemporary dictionary

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