Joggle

Noun

  • (architecture) A notch or tooth in the joining surface of any piece of building material to prevent slipping.
  • (engineering) A step formed in material by two adjacent reverse bends.

Verb

  • (transitive) To shake slightly; to push suddenly but slightly, so as to cause to shake or totter; to jostle; to jog.
  • (architecture, transitive) To join by means of joggles, so as to prevent sliding apart; sometimes, loosely, to dowel.
  • To jog or run while juggling.
  • (intransitive) To shake or totter; to slip out of place.

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