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  1. without a joint; lacking a joint.
  2. formed as a single piece, without jointing.
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Origin of jointless

First recorded in 1550–60; joint + -less
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for jointless

Historical Examples

  • Every alternate square was covered by what seemed a jointless metal plate.

    The Red Hell of Jupiter

    Paul Ernst

  • The Alg are divided by botanists into three classes; viz., the jointless, the jointed, and the disjointed.

  • She sat like a jointless thing on the fauteuil in the large hall, and all at once saw him in front of her.

    The Coast of Chance

    Esther Chamberlain

  • Nelson, on arriving above, discovered that the chamber was lined with jointless brass about ten feet high and circular in shape.

  • He could with difficulty lift his hands to his head, and he walked as stiffly as if his legs had been jointless.