verb (used with object), rab·bet·ed, rab·bet·ing.
verb (used without object), rab·bet·ed, rab·bet·ing.
Words nearby rabbet
Origin of rabbet
OTHER WORDS FROM rabbetun·rab·bet·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for rabbeting
Fillister, fil′is-ter, n. a rabbeting plane used in making window-sashes.
This method does away with the use of the rabbeting plane and miter box, both of which are difficult to use with accuracy.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
In cutting the rebate the easiest way is to use a rabbeting plane and cut the full length of the pieces.Mission Furniture|H. H. Windsor
Also, without the rabbeting water may get under the cap, and pass along the top till a hole lets it among the bees.Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained|M. Quinby
For rabbeting and fillister work the upper holes q are used, while using ploughs the lower ones are brought into requisition.Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II|Joshua Rose