jointer

[ join-ter ]
/ ˈdʒɔɪn tər /

noun

a person or thing that joints.
a tool or machine used in making joints.
Agriculture. a device with a triangular head, used with a plow to bury trash.
Law Obsolete. a man who holds a jointure.

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Origin of jointer

First recorded in 1645–55; joint + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for jointer

jointer
/ (ˈdʒɔɪntə) /

noun

a tool for pointing mortar joints, as in brickwork
Also called: jointing plane a long plane for shaping the edges of planks so that they can be fitted together
a person or thing that makes joints
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