Meaning of “mortise” in the English Dictionary

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"mortise" in British English

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mortisenoun [ C ]

also mortice uk /ˈmɔː.tɪs/ us /ˈmɔːr.t̬ɪs/ specialized

a rectangular hole in a piece of wood, stone, etc. into which another piece is fixed, so that they form a joint

(Definition of “mortise” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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