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verb (used with object)
  1. to join (boards having beveled edges) so as to make a flush surface.
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Origin of sypher

First recorded in 1835–45; spelling variant of cipher
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  1. (tr) to lap (a chamfered edge of one plank over that of another) in order to form a flush surface
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Derived Formssyphering, noun

Word Origin

C19: variant of cipher
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