verb (used with object), dow·eled, dow·el·ing or (especially British) dow·elled, dow·el·ling.
Origin of dowel
Examples from the Web for dowel
Historical Examples of dowel
Dowel, Dobet and Dobest have two or three different meanings.A Literary History of the English People
Jean Jules Jusserand
The dowel should be dipped in glue and inserted when the glue is applied to the joint.
A-1 is the distance from the working edge of the rail to the first dowel.
Duledge was also used for dowel, the wooden pin connecting the felloes.The Sailor's Word-Book
William Henry Smyth
Bore the holes in the posts and the railing for the dowel pins.Mission Furniture
H. H. Windsor
Word Origin for dowel
mid-14c., dule "rim or section of a wheel," perhaps akin to Middle Low German dovel "plug, tap" (of a cask). Modern meaning is first attested 1794.