Jog"gle (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Joggled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Joggling (?).] [Freq. of jog.]


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.


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Jog"gle, v. i.

To shake or totter; to slip out of place.


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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.


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