The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Dovetail \Dove"tail`\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dovetailed; p. pr.
& vb. n. Dovetailing.]
(a) To cut to a dovetail.
(b) To join by means of dovetails.
2. To fit in or connect strongly, skillfully, or nicely; to
fit ingeniously or complexly.
He put together a piece of joinery so crossly
indented and whimsically dovetailed . . . that it
was indeed a very curious show. --Burke.
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
33 Moby Thesaurus words for "dovetailing":
a propos, ad rem, adapted, applicable, apposite, appropriate,
apropos, apt, becoming, befitting, felicitous, fit, fitted,
fitting, geared, happy, just right, likely, meshing, on the button,
opportune, pat, qualified, relevant, right, seasonable, sortable,
suitable, suited, suiting, tailored, to the point,
to the purpose