dovetail

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1 dovetail /ˈdʌvˌteɪl/ noun
plural dovetails
1 dovetail
/ˈdʌvˌteɪl/
noun
plural dovetails
Learner's definition of DOVETAIL
[count]
: a type of joint that is used to connect two pieces of wood together
called also dovetail joint
2 dovetail /ˈdʌvˌteɪl/ verb
dovetails; dovetailed; dovetailing
2 dovetail
/ˈdʌvˌteɪl/
verb
dovetails; dovetailed; dovetailing
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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