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adze


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adz  \Adz\,  Adze  \Adze\,  n.  [OE.  adese  adis,  adse,  AS  adesa 
  adese  ax  hatchet.] 
  A  carpenter's  or  cooper's  tool,  formed  with  a  thin  arching 
  blade  set  at  right  angles  to  the  handle.  It  is  used  for 
  chipping  or  slicing  away  the  surface  of  wood. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  adze 
  n  :  used  to  cut  and  shape  wood  [syn:  {adz}] 




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