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Rabbet (noun)

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Ra'bbet. n.s. [from the verb.] A joint made by paring two pieces so that they wrap over one another.

Having drove in the hooks, they set the rabbets of the door within the rabbets of the door-post. Moxon's Mechan. Exer.

Sources: Moxon, Joseph (21)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Rabbet (noun)." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: January 30, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=2402.


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