Joggle

Definition of Joggle

Jog´gle
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Joggled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Joggling .]
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.
v. i.1.To shake or totter; to slip out of place.
n.1.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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agitate, jiggle, shake, wag, waggle, wiggle
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