slip joint


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for slip joint

  • A thru single dovetail is similar to a slip-joint except that instead of a tenon there is a dovetail.

    Handwork in Wood|William Noyes