Definition of Mortised

1. Adjective. Having or using a mortise. ¹



2. Verb. (past of mortised) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mortised

1. mortise [v] - See also: mortise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mortised

mortification
mortifications
mortified
mortifiedness
mortifier
mortifiers
mortifies
mortify
mortifying
mortifyingly
mortis
mortise
mortise-and-tenon joint
mortise-and-tenon joints
mortise joint
mortised (current term)
mortiser
mortisers
mortises
mortising
mortling
mortlings
mortmain
mortmains
mortmal
mortpay
mortpays
morts
mortsafe
mortsafes

Literary usage of Mortised

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Studies in Ancient Furniture: Couches and Beds of the Greeks, Etruscans and by Caroline Ransom Williams (1905)
"The head-rest seems to be composed of the following parts: (i) turned posts which are mortised down upon the legs; (2) three framing pieces, a cross-rail ..."

2. Appleton's Dictionary of Machines, Mechanics, Engine-work, and Engineering by D. Appleton and Company, Oliver Byrne (1852)
"... mortised into and riveted to it, and occupying the space marked B; ... of wrought iron guides mortised into and ..."

3. Spanish Ironwork by Arthur Byne, Mildred Stapley Byne (1915)
"The lock box was always mortised in the wood, the plate flush on the outside and nothing visible on the inside but FIG. 130. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Arising Upon Letters Patent for Inventions: Determined in by Samuel Sparks Fisher (1874)
"... engraving represents the Smith & Parf in which the hub, G, was not mortised, ... F, were not provided with tenons, but afte through a mortised metallic ..."

5. Notes on the Old Crosses of Gloucestershire by Charles Pooley (1868)
"on the top a four-sided capital and ball, both modern. It is mortised into the socket with lead. Decorated fourteenth century. ..."

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