mason's trowel

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Noun1.mason's trowel - a trowel used in masonrymason's trowel - a trowel used in masonry    
trowel - a small hand tool with a handle and flat metal blade; used for scooping or spreading plaster or similar materials
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In "The Loudspeaker," he calmly recorded the death of Chairman Mao: "This news, like a mason's trowel, / instantly scraped off every facial expression." In "Small Town," he compared his hometown to "a velvet-carpeted prison." And even when he was traveling abroad, he still prayed for his country to "awaken from despotism, / the long night over, no more curfew," as he had hoped in "South-of-Yangtze, a Republic."
Crawling from beneath the sawdust like vague spider webs, claiming first the underground, then foxholes, it spread like a wave of poison gas across the woody hills I shaped with a mason's trowel.
Installed by a caulking gun, or by manually trowelling using a mason's trowel or putty knife, CLK Sealant is ideal for firestop penetrations and construction joints, such as around metallic pipes or conduits, and for floor-to-wall, floor-to-floor and head of wall applications.