Let us see: Suppose an adze were handed to a carpenter for him to square a beam with it.
Chipping it with an adze, and boring it with an augur, to ascertain its quality.
Presently, Adze called out that he had made the pumps act at last.
It is of little consequence on which my adze is first employed.
They are not very heavy, and not so much of a load as your sledge-hammer and adze.
Deck wanted to know more about the man with the sledge and the adze.
Tools were all too few—a hammer, a saw, and an adze were all we had.
He dropped the adze he held in his hand and went to meet her.
The adze was used not only for wood-work but also for dressing limestone.
The blade was curved, like a carpenter's adze, and at its head was a short pick.