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Noun: mortice  mor-tis
  1. A square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
    - mortise
Verb: mortice  mor-tis
  1. Cut a hole for a tenon in
    - mortise
     
  2. Join by a tenon and mortise
    - mortise

Derived forms: morticing, mortices, morticed

Type of: bring together, cut, hole, join

Part of: mortise joint, mortise-and-tenon joint

Encyclopedia: Mortice