verb (used with object)

to join (boards having beveled edges) so as to make a flush surface.

Origin of sypher

First recorded in 1835–45; spelling variant of cipher Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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(tr) to lap (a chamfered edge of one plank over that of another) in order to form a flush surface
Derived Formssyphering, noun

Word Origin for sypher

C19: variant of cipher
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