chisel in

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Related to chisel in: wood chisel
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.chisel in - break into a conversation; "her husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation"
disrupt, interrupt - interfere in someone else's activity; "Please don't interrupt me while I'm on the phone"
cut off, disrupt, interrupt, break up - make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages"
References in classic literature ?
Well, my little fellows," began the Doctor, drawing himself up with his back to the fire, the chisel in one hand and his coat- tails in the other, and his eyes twinkling as he looked them over; "what makes you so late?
When arrested he had a bunch of skeleton keys in one pocket a heavy chisel in another, and a short crowbar in his hand: neither more nor less than a burglar.
Place it on your anvil top, heat the stock, put one point into the block groove and chisel in teeth from the top to the bottom of the cut.