Definition of Drawbore

1. n. A hole bored through a tenon nearer to the shoulder than the holes through the cheeks are to the edge or abutment against which the shoulder is to rest, so that a pin or bolt, when driven into it, will draw these parts together.



2. v. t. To make a drawbore in; as, to drawbore a tenon.

Definition of Drawbore

1. Noun. (''joinery'') A hole bored through a tenon nearer to the shoulder than the holes through the cheeks are to the edge or abutment against which the shoulder is to rest, so that a pin or bolt, when driven into it, will draw these parts together. ¹

2. Verb. To make a drawbore in; as, to drawbore a tenon. ¹

3. Verb. To enlarge the bore of a gun barrel by drawing, instead of thrusting, a revolving tool through it. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Drawbore

1. a hole for joining a mortise and tenon [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drawbore

draw stumps
draw the curtains
draw the line
draw the short straw
draw together
draw up
drawable
drawback
drawbacks
drawbar
drawbars
drawbench
drawbenches
drawbolt
drawbolts
drawbore (current term)
drawbored
drawbores
drawboring
drawboy
drawboys
drawbridge
drawbridges
drawcansir
drawcansirs
drawcard
drawcards
drawcord
drawcords
drawdown

Literary usage of Drawbore

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1. Notes on Building Construction: Arranged to Meet the Requirements of the by Henry Fidler, Great Britain Dept. of Science and Art (1891)
"It is then again inserted, and an iron " drawbore " pin forced in right through the holes ... The drawbore pin is then removed, and the oak pin is inserted. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"The same as drawbore Pin. DRESS (v.). To prepare, shape, or finish by cutting or rubbing one or more faces of stone, brick, or lumber ; to face. ..."

3. The Mechanic's Companion, Or, The Elements and Practice of Carpentry by Peter Nicholson (1845)
"Then with the socket chisel and mallet knock out the core of the mortise ; then drawbore your work together with the hook pins as in section 20, ..."

4. The Mechanic's Companion, Or, The Elements and Practice of Carpentry by Peter Nicholson (1842)
"Then with the socket chisel and mallet knock out the core of the mortise ; then drawbore your work together with the hook pins as in section 20, ..."

5. Light and Heavy Timber Framing Made Easy: Balloon Framing, Mixed Framing by Frederick Thomas Hodgson (1909)
"... board with stub tenons, drawbore pinned, paint being applied to the tenon. 44. All openings in a roof should be trimmed; that is, cross-pieces should be ..."

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