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dovetail something resembling a dove's tail in shape, esp. a wedge-shaped part, or tenon, that protrudes from one piece of wood and fits snugly into a wedge-shaped opening, or mortise, in another piece of wood, forming a joint. [1/5 definitions]
mortise to connect (two pieces of wood, metal, or stone) by means of a mortise and tenon joint. [1/3 definitions]
tenon to provide with a tenon. [2/3 definitions]