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joinery Syllabification: join·er·y
Pronunciation: /ˈjoinərē/

Definition of joinery in English:

noun

The wooden components of a building, such as stairs, doors, and door and window frames, viewed collectively.
Example sentences
  • That sensibility is inevitably - and necessarily manifest in the components and joinery of the building.
  • In this way it can help the owner of a property to get the right sort of windows, joinery or plaster finish on their building.
  • It boasts many original features including joinery, fireplaces, window boxes and timber ceilings.

Words that rhyme with joinery

Connery • Conakry • ornery

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