Homonyms: rabbit and rabbet

Tutoring English, homonyms are always interesting. The tutor mentions another pair.

I’ll assume rabbit needs no definition.

rabbet: an indent or groove cut into a surface, possibly so it can host a joining piece.


Mish, Frederick C. (editor). Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Springfield: Merriam-Webster, 2004.

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