from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To shake or jar slightly.
- intransitive v. To move with a shaking or lightly jolting motion.
- n. A shaking or lightly jolting motion.
- n. A joint between two pieces of building material formed by a notch and a fitted projection.
- n. The notch or the projecting piece used in such a joint.
- transitive v. To join or attach by means of a joggle.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To shake slightly; to push suddenly but slightly, so as to cause to shake or totter; to jostle; to jog.
- v. To jog or run while juggling.
- n. A step formed in material by two adjacent reverse bends.
- n. A notch or tooth in the joining surface of any piece of building material to prevent slipping.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To shake slightly; to push suddenly but slightly, so as to cause to shake or totter; to jostle; to jog.
- transitive v. To join by means of joggles, so as to prevent sliding apart; sometimes, loosely, to dowel.
- intransitive v. To shake or totter; to slip out of place.
- n. 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To shake slightly; give a sudden but slight push; jolt; jostle.
- In carp, and masonry, to fit together, as timbers or stonework, with notches and projections, or with notches and keys, to prevent the slipping of parts upon one another.
- To move irregularly; have a jogging or jolting motion; shake.
- n. A jolt; a jog.
- n. In carpentry, a stub-tenon on the end of a post or piece of timber, which prevents the timber or post from moving laterally. Also joggle-joint.
- n. In carp, and masonry, a notch in a piece of timber or stone, into which is fitted a projection upon a corresponding piece or counterpart, or a key also engaging a notch in a corresponding piece or counterpart, to prevent one piece from slipping on the other.
- In iron ship-building, to make a joggle in (a plate or bar).
- n. In mech.:
- n. A pin or tenon projecting from a casting to hold it when set in place.
- n. A raised rib or ridge on which rests a plummer-block or other bearing.
- n. In iron ship-building, a setting back of part of a plate or of a bar to obtain a flush surface where other parts cross, or to enable it to fit around a projection, as a butt-strap.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a fastener that is inserted into holes in two adjacent pieces and holds them together
- v. move to and fro
- v. fasten or join with a joggle
- n. a slight irregular shaking motion
Perhaps frequentative of jog1.
Perhaps from jog2.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)