1. (Typography) A rectangular iron frame in which pages or columns of type are imposed.
2. A groove, or channel, as in the face of a wall; a trench, as for the reception of drain tile.
3. A kind of joint by which an overlap joint is changed to a flush joint, by means of a gradually deepening rabbet.
4. The part of a cannon in front of the swell of the muzzle.
ETYM French poursuite, from poursuivre. Related to Pursue.
1. The act of pursuing.
2. An activity that one engages in as a vocation, profession, or avocation; occupation.
3. The act of pursuing; SYN. chase, following.