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Rabbet, rab′et, n. a groove cut in the edge of a plank so that another may fit into it.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Rabbet these pieces sufficient to allow the art glass to set in on the back sides and be fastened—about 1/4 in.
MISSION FURNITUREH. H. WINDSOR
For the outside rabbet, one piece 11 inch, 371/2 long; this nailed to the end of the box forms rabbet for the trays to rest on.
THE APPLEVARIOUS
The re-entering angle left upon the wood is called the rebate or rabbet.
HANDWORK IN WOODWILLIAM NOYES
There is a rabbet in their inside upper edge, to receive the hatches or gratings.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH
The panel may be of one piece, set into the rabbet and grooves.
CARPENTRY AND WOODWORKEDWIN W. FOSTER
The bottom shelf can simply be made narrower and without a rabbet.
WOODWORKING FOR BEGINNERSCHARLES GARDNER WHEELER
The back should be set in a rabbet as in the cases already shown.
WOODWORKING FOR BEGINNERSCHARLES GARDNER WHEELER
This rabbet should not come quite to the front edge of the top.
WOODWORKING FOR BEGINNERSCHARLES GARDNER WHEELER
One cushion is fastened near the top, one near the bottom, and one in the center, in the rabbet of the door frame.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RABBET

  • cleft
  • cut
  • gap
  • gash
  • groove
  • incision
  • indent
  • indenture
  • mark
  • mill
  • nick
  • nock
  • rabbet
  • rut
  • score
  • scratch
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