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See definition of adzes on Dictionary.com
  • as inax/axe
  • as inchisel

synonyms for adzes

  • adz
  • chopper
  • hatchet
  • tomahawk
  • blade
  • knife
  • gouge
  • edge
  • adze
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How to use adzes in a sentence

Nowhere, again, do we find graves containing bronze swords and iron axes and adzes.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
All the guest men bring with them their spears, and perhaps adzes or clubs.
THE MAFULUROBERT W. WILLIAMSON
They carry their spears, and perhaps in their other hands their clubs or adzes.
THE MAFULUROBERT W. WILLIAMSON
There was a grand exchange of presents; hatchets, adzes, hooks and empty bottles on one side, and a pig and yams on the other.
LIFE OF JOHN COLERIDGE PATTESONCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
In the later stone adzes holes are sometimes found pierced to receive the handles.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 5VARIOUS
Here I saw a number of men busy with tiny native adzes upon some felled trees, shaping them into wooden rails.
THE WITCH DOCTOR AND OTHER RHODESIAN STUDIESFRANK WORTHINGTON
A dozen men, at least, armed with native adzes, were hacking at the deck in as many different places.
UNDER THE CHINESE DRAGONF. S. BRERETON
They were constantly striking bolts and nails with their adzes and hatchets, blunting the edges.
THE THREE ADMIRALSW.H.G. KINGSTON
A most instructive illustration is seen in the ceremonial adzes so numerous in museums (Fig. 356).
A STUDY OF THE TEXTILE ART IN ITS RELATION TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF FORM AND ORNAMENTWILLIAM H. HOLMES
These stone axes and adzes are generally made of the hard volcanic rocks of this region.
THE SOLOMON ISLANDS AND THEIR NATIVESH. B. (HENRY BROUGHAM) GUPPY
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