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A fastener that is inserted into holes in two adjacent pieces and holds them together.  Synonyms: dowel, dowel pin.
A slight irregular shaking motion.  Synonym: jiggle.

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"Joggle" Quotes from Famous Books

... if she had trod the floors of churches all her life; and as for Beppo, only once did he stir, and then he gave a faint "Baa!" and tried to uncurl himself and stand up; but just then the queer little cart gave a joggle which quite upset his shaky lamb legs, and down he sank, and kept quiet throughout the rest of ...
— Christmas in Legend and Story - A Book for Boys and Girls • Elva S. Smith

... whatever is constitutional must be right and abidable; that one's feelings never should joggle our better understanding when these little curiosities come in the way. He admits, however, that they are strange attendants coming up once in a while, like the fluctuations of an occult science. With him, the constitution ...
— Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter • F. Colburn Adams

... you! If I were coherent, or said what I'm thinking, you'd be some surprised! You go on making your pencil marks while I think this thing out. All right, Baby; did Uncle Bill joggle you too much? There,—now you're comfy again, aren't you? I say, Laurence, I'll have my picture taken some other day. Excuse me now, won't you? I have a few small fish to fry. Come, Babykins, ...
— Patty's Butterfly Days • Carolyn Wells

Words linked to "Joggle" :   fix, dowel, agitate, fastener, wiggle, dowel pin, fixing, jiggle, shaking, secure, holdfast, fasten, waggle, wag, fastening, shake

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