A point at which parts of an artificial structure are joined
cracks in the joint
A horizontal layer of mortar underneath a layer of masonry
A business establishment, especially a store, that has a reputation for cheating customers by charging exorbitant prices for inferior goods or services
The ball-and-socket joint connecting a leg to the trunk of the body, in which the head of the thigh bone fits into the socket of the ilium
A joint made with two pieces of metal, timber, etc., by halving the thickness of each member at the joint and fitting them together
An establishment illegally selling (small quantities of) spirits.
A joint in which two parts are connected by a pin passing through an eye in each.
A piece of drill pipe which is of less than the standard length.
Slang. a brothel (rare).
An establishment in which rum and other alcoholic drinks are sold and drunk.
A ball-and-socket joint.
An establishment in which beer and other alcoholic drinks are sold and drunk.
(Of wood, metal, etc.) a joint formed by two surfaces abutting at right angles
A nightclub or bar that charges exorbitant prices
A joint on the face of an object or structure, especially a wall.
A bar featuring music on a jukebox and typically having an area for dancing
A gambling house in which cheating takes place.
= opium den.
= panel house.
A place where striptease is performed.
A joint between two pipes.
A joint in which the movement of the parts is that of a pivot.
A soldered lap joint between two pieces of metal.
A pipe joint formed of circular flanges.
A movable joint such as is used in folding rulers or table flaps.
= rule joint.
A joint made with rust cement.
A joint in brickwork or in a tiled surface which is filled with white or light-coloured mortar, grout, etc.
The joint at the top of a horse’s hoof
A joint between the ends of two boards made at right angles to the grain of the wood.
A bank account held by more than one person, each individual having the right to deposit and withdraw funds
The holding of an estate or property jointly by two or more parties, the share of each passing to the other or others on death
A commercial enterprise undertaken jointly by two or more parties that otherwise retain their distinct identities
A joint connecting two parts of a mechanism, in which a projection in one fits into a recess in the other
A principal joint in a rock mass.
A mortise and tenon joint.
A cheap restaurant or cafe where the seats have one arm wide enough to hold a plate of food, etc.
A joint in which one edge overlaps another.
The joint or articulation between the long and short pastern bones of a horse; the corresponding joint in other ungulates.
A place (usually a bar or nightclub) frequented by people seeking potential sexual partners.
Engineering. A joint between metal pipes in which one pipe is cut to fit around the other. Also: a metal joint, used chiefly with sheet metal, in which the edge of one member is bent over the upturned edge of the next.
A masonry joint in which the mortar between two courses of bricks is sloped inward so as to be flush with the surface of one but below that of the other
A joint of meat traditionally served roasted for Sunday lunch.
(In carpentry and metalworking) a simple joint in which the pieces abut edge to edge, and are usually perpendicular to one another.
A joint made between two pipes by putting their ends into a fitting that is only slightly larger than the pipes and filling the gap with molten solder
A joint that makes allowance for thermal expansion of the parts joined without distortion
A place where gambling games are played