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Meaning of JOGGLE

Pronunciation:  'jâgul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a slight irregular shaking motion
  2. [n]  a fastener that is inserted into holes in two adjacent pieces and holds them together
  3. [v]  fasten or join with a joggle
  4. [v]  move to and fro; "Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!"
 

JOGGLE is a 6 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: dowel, dowel pin, jiggle, jiggle, wiggle
 
 See Also: agitate, fasten, fastener, fastening, fix, fixing, holdfast, secure, shake, shaking, wag, waggle

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Jog"gle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Joggled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Joggling}.] [Freq. of jog.]
    1. To shake slightly; to push suddenly but slightly, so as to
       cause to shake or totter; to jostle; to jog.
    
    2. (Arch.) To join by means of joggles, so as to prevent
       sliding apart; sometimes, loosely, to dowel.
    
             The struts of a roof are joggled into the truss
             posts.                                --Gwilt.
    
    
  2. \Jog"gle\, v. i.
    To shake or totter; to slip out of place.
    
    
  3. \Jog"gle\, n. [Arch.]
    A notch or tooth in the joining surface of any piece of
    building material to prevent slipping; sometimes, but
    incorrectly, applied to a separate piece fitted into two
    adjacent stones, or the like.
    
    {Joggle joint} (Arch.), a joint in any kind of building
       material, where the joining surfaces are made with
       joggles.
    
    
 

 

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