1. A restangular longitudinal recess or groove, cut in the corner or edge of any body; a rabbet. See Rabbet.
2. A piece of wood hafted into a long stick, and serving to beat out mortar.
3. An iron tool sharpened something like a chisel, and used for dressing and polishing wood.
4. [Perhaps a different word] A kind of hard freestone used in making pavements.