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1 Joint at the meeting of two adjacent pieces of stone to prevent them from sliding: it consists of a projection in one piece fitting into a notch in another, and is especially used in flat arches or built-up lintels made of several pieces, sometimes called crossette.

2 Rebated joints in timber construction, especially braces joining an upright post.

Subjects: Architecture.

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