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drawknife

draw·knife

 (drô′nīf′)
n.
A knife with a handle at each end of the blade, used with a drawing motion to shave a surface. Also called drawshave.

drawknife

(ˈdrɔːˌnaɪf) or

drawshave

n, pl -knives or -shaves
(Tools) a woodcutting tool with two handles at right angles to the blade, used to shave wood. US name: spokeshave

draw•knife

(ˈdrɔˌnaɪf)

n., pl. -knives.
a carpenter's knife with a handle at each end at right angles to the blade, used by drawing over a surface.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drawknife - a woodworker's knife to shave surfacesdrawknife - a woodworker's knife to shave surfaces
knife - edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
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