cold chisel

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cold chisel

n.
A chisel made of hardened tempered steel and used for cutting cold metal.
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cold chisel

n
(Tools) a toughened steel chisel
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cold′ chis`el


n.
a steel chisel used on cold metal.
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Noun1.cold chisel - narrow chisel made of steelcold chisel - narrow chisel made of steel; used to cut stone or bricks
chisel - an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
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Peter of Colfax entertained no doubt but that his fair prisoner would carry out her threat and so he set his men to work with cold chisels, axes and saws upon the huge door.
Variously shaped 'cold chisels' are also used for the same purpose, and are furnished with handles, that they may be held by the foreman and struck by the helper.