a joint made between an older and a newer masonry wall to form a continuous surface, masonry at the end of the newer wall fitting into a vertical groove cut in the end of the older wall.
Origin of slip joint
First recorded in 1875–80
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A thru single dovetail is similar to a slip-joint except that instead of a tenon there is a dovetail.Handwork in Wood