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dovetail

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1dovetail/ˈdʌvˌteɪl/noun
pluraldovetails
1dovetail
/ˈdʌvˌteɪl/
noun
pluraldovetails
Learner's definition of DOVETAIL  
[count]
: a type of joint that is used to connect two pieces of wood together
— called also dovetail joint
2dovetail/ˈdʌvˌteɪl/verb
dovetailsdovetaileddovetailing
2dovetail
/ˈdʌvˌteɪl/
verb
dovetailsdovetaileddovetailing
Learner's definition of DOVETAIL  
[+ object] : to join (two pieces of wood) with dovetail joints
[no object]formal : to fit together in a pleasing or satisfying way— often + with
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