Thesaurus / awl
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At the age of twenty-three, he dropped his awl and hammer, and emerged into the world.
Padna admired the skilful manner in which he made the holes with his awl and drew the wax-end with rapid strokes.
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The last act of ownership performed by the master was the piercing of the right ear with an awl.
We should awl aim at perfeckshun, but no one but a phool will expekt tew reach it.
I got no mouth spaich out of him at awl, but I screeched and screeched an' prayed until I convarted myself!
Before he said this, he asked her if she would help to kill it, and gave her the awl.
His awl, too, was still sticking in the folds of his turban—sticking forth aloft right gallantly like some heron's plume.
Then aw suppooas if awd sed aw wor baan to buy yo' a new bonnet wi' Uriah Lodge's five bob, it 'ud hey been awl reet?
An awl for piercing small holes in wood and having a wedge-shaped end.
It is often necessary to work all over the body of an animal with the awl in this way.

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