[ kohk ]

  1. (in a scarf joint) a tenon in one member fitting into a corresponding recess of the other.

  2. a dowel through overlapping timbers to prevent one from sliding across the other.

Origin of coak

First recorded in 1785–95; of uncertain origin

Words Nearby coak Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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