|Origin:||jointe, from joindre; JOIN|
a part of your body that can bend because two bones meet there
knee/neck/hip/elbow etc joint
a permanently damaged knee joint
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a large piece of meat, usually containing a bone
a joint of beef
a place where two things or parts of an object are joined together:
What should I use to seal the joint between a carport roof and the house wall?
if a bone in your body is out of joint, it has been pushed out of its correct position
if a system, group etc is out of joint, it is not working properly:
Something is out of joint in our society.
➔ put somebody's nose out of jointat nose1 (15)
a cheap bar, club, or restaurant: ➔ clip joint
a hamburger joint
a cigarette containing cannabis [= spliff]