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English noun: mortise

1. mortise (artifact) a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint


Synonymsmortice


Broader (hypernym)hole


Part meronymmortise joint, mortise-and-tenon joint


English verb: mortise

1. mortise (contact) cut a hole for a tenon in


Synonymsmortice


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cut

2. mortise (contact) join by a tenon and mortise


Synonymsmortice


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bring together, join









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