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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AWL

We cut with a knife, we pierce with an awl, we weave with a shuttle, we name with a name.

The shuttle will be made by the carpenter; the awl by the smith or skilled person.

And "hahaha" echoed the old man, still sitting with the awl in his hand.

Then he took an awl, heated it red-hot, and applied it to her eye—her sound one.

Baba Mustapha was seated with an awl in his hand, just going to work.

Never employ an awl for this work, as the fiber of the wood will be torn up by it.

With an awl that he took from his belt Brock pierced Loki's lips.

He ran the awl far into his finger, but he did not care for that.

Bodkin, an awl used for making the holes in the boards for the slips.

Thereupon he laid aside his awl to assume the dignity of a charlatan.

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