Alphabet Filter:


Definition of mortise:

  1. A cavity cut into a piece of timber, or other material, to receive something ( as the end of another piece) made to fit it, and called a tenon.
  2. To cut or make a mortisein.
  3. To join or fasten by a tenon and mortise; as, to mortise a beam into a post, or a joist into a girder.



Usage examples: