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‘Joint’ as an adjective

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Joint’ as an adjective.


Our joint weight brought the boat down, so low, that she shipped a good deal of water.

From ‘Ned Myers’, by James Fenimore Cooper.

Picture: These six steam locomotives were special guests of the Threkeld Quarry and Mining Museum, near Keswick in Cumbria, for its steam gala in 2015. © Chris Allen, Geograph. Licence: CC BY-SA 2.0. By Peter Trimming, Geograph. Licence: CC-BY-SA 2.0.
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