Origin of conjoint
Examples from the Web for conjoint
In the conjoint relation plain whose is always used, as in "whose hat is that?"The American Language|Henry L. Mencken
He requires that each one of them shall be checked and modified by the conjoint operation of others.
All thought of conjoint action, of a social compact, a community of interests, seems to have left them.The Passing of the Frontier|Emerson Hough
The conjoint movement of the leaders toward the Indian bivouac was a signal for their followers to mingle and exchange greetings.Overland|John William De Forest
Motor-cells forming one conjoint band along the upper course of the mid-rib only.Grasses|H. Marshall Ward
late 14c., from Middle French conjoint, past participle of conjoindre (see conjoin). Related: Conjointly (early 14c.).