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He made what is called an adze-handled hammer, the head being attached to the handle after the manner of an adze.
One of them, described as an "adze," was exhibited by Captain Duff, who wrote that there was no stone like it in its neighborhood.
I am a carpenter to trade, as was St Joseph of old; and I handle the hatchet and adze, for your benefit.
ECONOMIC SOPHISMSFREDERIC BASTIAT
Chipping it with an adze, and boring it with an augur, to ascertain its quality.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH
Within, there were seats with kneeling-planks, hewed out of hard wood and still bearing the marks of the adze.
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
See here; first split the log fair in the middle; then hollow the flat side with the adze.'
CEDAR CREEKELIZABETH HELY WALSHE
The German carpenters, as we see, are reducing a great slab of wood into shape by the saw and the adze.
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER:CHARLES KNIGHT
The adze proved an excellent instrument for this purpose, a blow sufficing to provide a foothold.
SOUTH!SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON
These were roughly but ingeniously constructed of small, short lengths of log, the upper sides being leveled with an adze or ax.
ALONG ALASKA'S GREAT RIVERFREDERICK SCHWATKA

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