Meaning of DOWEL in English

DOWEL

n. & v.

--n. a headless peg of wood, metal, or plastic for holding together components of a structure.

--v.tr. (dowelled, dowelling; US doweled, doweling) fasten with a dowel or dowels.

Etymology: ME f. MLG dovel: cf. THOLE(1)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.