verb (used with or without object)
Origin of dovetail
Related formsdove·tail·er, noun
Examples from the Web for dovetail
Your acid experiences also seem to dovetail with expanding your musical consciousness.
The novel is structurally daring, managing to dovetail the perspectives of both boys.
And the overriding issue of the election—the economy—happens to dovetail with the issues that concern New Hampshire Republicans.
The joints of her reasoning seemed to dovetail with fateful accuracy.Satan Sanderson|Hallie Erminie Rives
The sermon should be constructed to fit the man; argument and emotion should not stand apart, but dovetail and interlace.The Young Priest's Keepsake|Michael Phelan
There is another most useful saw it would be of advantage for the young carpenter to have, namely, the dovetail saw.
Set the bevel-square at the proper angle for a dovetail, Fig. 250.Handwork in Wood|William Noyes
At the thicker end, a sawing-out process creates an opening, so that the “butt” and shaft can dovetail to a depth of seven inches.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various