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|n.||1.||A woodworker`s and joiner's tool having a blade with a handle at each end, used to shave off surfaces, by drawing it toward one; a shave; - called also drawshave, and drawing shave.|
|2.||(Carp.) A tool used for the purpose of making an incision along the path a saw is to follow, to prevent it from tearing the surface of the wood.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.