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synonyms for adze

  • blade
  • knife
  • edge
  • gouge
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How to use adze 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
They had not been an hour on shore before one man had an axe stolen from him and another an adze.
A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAWILLIAM BLIGH
The crack of the inspector's revolver was heard once, but the fugitive had turned like lightning and hurled his adze.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
This adze blade is of jade, and I am told that it represents "the price of a fat man for cannibal purposes."
THE HARMSWORTH MAGAZINE, VOL. 1, 1898-1899, NO. 6VARIOUS
Then a sharp tool was seen to descend in the opening—apparently an adze—and the hound's head sunk under the blow.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
He sailed from England, and arrived safely at Porto de la Plata, where he took an adze and assisted his men to build a large boat.
GRANDFATHER'S CHAIRNATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
What would be thought of the law which compelled a shipwright on all occasions to use a chisel, and never to employ the adze.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JUNE 1899VARIOUS
See here; first split the log fair in the middle; then hollow the flat side with the adze.'
CEDAR CREEKELIZABETH HELY WALSHE
The Yankee took the adze from his hand before he could speak, and set about hollowing troughs very rapidly.
CEDAR CREEKELIZABETH HELY WALSHE
The tool used for this purpose is the rembe, a kind of adze.
THE HISTORY OF SUMATRAWILLIAM MARSDEN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ADZE

  • adze
  • blade
  • edge
  • gouge
  • knife
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