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noun as in scoop

Strongest match

noun as in shovel

Strong match

verb as in shovel

Strongest match

Strong matches

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By January 1836, the American Monthly Magazine reported, “the click of trowels is already heard among the half-cooled bricks, and the dust of mortar is even now mingling with the smoke from the still shouldering ruins.”

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Jarvis, as well as two people who work at the company you hired to install the planks in your second bedroom, all looked at the picture and said they are fairly certain the culprit is trowel marks under the planks.

Having a sturdy trowel can be a huge help with that last one.

You want to find a trowel that is lightweight, portable, and can handle any terrain without damage.

A heavy trowel is used to retrieve a mass of your chosen kind of ice cream from its tub and put it in the cardboard container.

I got a trowel, and we planted the withered trilliums in partial shade between the maples and the pines, and gave them water.

He found the trowel under the fence, as Gardener Jim had prophesied, and he worked all day, with a brief nooning at home.

Sophy disappeared into the house, and came out again, hurriedly, with a trowel in her hand.

Trowel and spade and tomahawk went furiously to work, and soon cleared away the gravel from a surface of three or four feet.

The cement can be forced into place with the hands and then surfaced with a trowel.


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to trowel, such as: bail, dipper, ladle, shovel, spade, and spoon.

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