foxtail wedge

  1. a wedge in the split end of a tenon, bolt, or the like, for spreading and securing it when driven into a blind mortise or hole.

Origin of foxtail wedge

First recorded in 1815–25
  • Also called fox wedge .

Words Nearby foxtail wedge Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024