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synonyms for adz

  • chopper
  • hatchet
  • tomahawk
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How to use adz in a sentence

Adze, Adz, adz, n. a carpenter's tool consisting of a thin arched blade with its edge at right angles to the handle.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
This is generally done with an instrument of bone, cut something in the shape of a small adz, with a serrate edge.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XXVARIOUS
It was a dugout or canoe, made by hollowing with axe and adz a section of a cucumber tree.
A DREAM OF EMPIREWILLIAM HENRY VENABLE
Figure 16 represents the only adz or gouge form implement found.
ARCHEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONSGERARD FOWKE
From this fête he returned eagerly to his work, with saw, hammer and adz, at Zaandam.
THE EMPIRE OF RUSSIAJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
At such times he made what was in the nature of a spring for the door, explaining later that he had been to sharpen his adz.
DWELLERS IN ARCADYALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Let your meal be so hard trod in your cask that you shall need an adz or hatchet to work it out with.
A SOURCE BOOK IN AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1787VARIOUS
The thick cuttings from a wedge-shaped wood-working tool, as from an axe or adz.
MODERN MACHINE-SHOP PRACTICE, VOLUMES I AND IIJOSHUA ROSE
When a whaling-captain hove in sight I just rested on my adz awhile and "gammed" with him.
SAILING ALONE AROUND THE WORLDJOSHUA SLOCUM
I used to feed the chief well and one day I told him Ed had stolen my adz.
OLD RAIL FENCE CORNERSVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO ADZ

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  • chopper
  • hatchet
  • tomahawk
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