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|Noun||1.||mortise-and-tenon joint - a joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other|
joint - junction by which parts or objects are joined together
tenon - a projection at the end of a piece of wood that is shaped to fit into a mortise and form a mortise joint
tongue and groove joint - a mortise joint made by fitting a projection on the edge of one board into a matching groove on another board