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dowel

dow·el

dowel

 
pronunciation:
daUl [or] daU l
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a peg or pin that is placed into corresponding holes in two pieces of wood in order to fasten them together.
similar words:
pin
definition 2: a narrow round wooden rod.
similar words:
rod
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: doweled, doweling, dowels
definition: to fasten or furnish with dowels.