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.Jack of Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.