Definitions for: Joggle


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



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.


Jog"gle, v. i.
To shake or totter; to slip out of place.


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.

Synonyms: dowel, dowel pin, jiggle, jiggle, wiggle

See Also: agitate, fasten, fastener, fastening, fix, fixing, holdfast, secure, shake, shaking, wag, waggle

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