Dowel

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Alternative terms: Trenail, Treenail

A cylindrical metal or wood rod or pin used for connections in stonework or timber.


Note: 1 " Trenail " and the French term cheville apply specifically to a hardwood pin.


Note: 2 The French term goujon is used only when the pin is of metal.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM