Meaning of fillister

fil•lis•ter

Pronunciation: (fil'u-stur), [key]
— n. Carpentry.
  1. a rabbet or groove, as one on a window sash to hold the glass and putty.
  2. Also calleda plane for cutting rabbets or grooves.
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