verb (used with object), dow·eled, dow·el·ing or (especially British) dow·elled, dow·el·ling.
Origin of dowel
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Historical Examples of doweling
The construction may be further strengthened by also doweling the end of this stretcher into the legs.Handwork in Wood
noun carpentry cabinetmaking
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.