Thesaurus / adzes

other words for adzes

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Forest trees were felled, and saws, chisels, and adzes worked them into shape.

The pigs are brought out one by one, and killed by hitting them on the head with clubs or adzes or anything else.

The MafuluRobert W. Williamson

The carpenters, who came after, had great axes in their hands, and planes and adzes hung at their sides.

They were constantly striking bolts and nails with their adzes and hatchets, blunting the edges.

The Three AdmiralsW.H.G. Kingston

There was a grand exchange of presents; hatchets, adzes, hooks and empty bottles on one side, and a pig and yams on the other.

They also made an abundant use of copper for adzes, harpoons for spearing fish, and needles for sewing garments.

They work with adzes, which they make of thick fish-bones and shells.

These adzes were of iron, and evidently of European manufacture.

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

Take the adzes and the axes and go to work and hollow them out.