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adze

adze

or adz (ădz)
n.
An axelike tool with a curved blade at right angles to the handle, used for shaping wood.

[Middle English adese, from Old English adesa.]

adze

(ædz) or

adz

n
(Tools) a heavy hand tool with a steel cutting blade attached at right angles to a wooden handle, used for dressing timber
[Old English adesa]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adze - an edge tool used to cut and shape woodadze - an edge tool used to cut and shape wood
edge tool - any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)
Translations
ácsbárdbárd
däxel

adze

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The hafted tula was used two-handed for heavy cutting and shaping of wooden objects through scraping and adzing (Thomson 1964: 418).
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