noun, Masonry.
(on a sill, coping, or the like) a vertical joint raised above the level of the washes on each side.

saddle joint n.
A biaxial joint in which the double motion is effected by the opposition of two surfaces, each of which is concave in one direction and convex in the other, as in the carpometacarpal articulation of the thumb.


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