Meaning of dovetail
Pronunciation: (duv'tāl"), [key]
— n. Carpentry.
- a tenon broader at its end than at its base; pin.
- a joint formed of one or more such tenons fitting tightly within corresponding mortises.
- to join or fit together by means of a dovetail or dovetails.
- to join or fit together compactly or harmoniously.
- dovetail (Thesaurus)