Synonyms for adz

Grammar : Noun
Spell : adz
Phonetic Transcription : ædz

Définition of adz

  • As in ax/axe : noun large cutting tool
Example sentences :
  • I used to feed the chief well and one day I told him Ed had stolen my adz.
  • Extract from : « Old Rail Fence Corners » by Various
  • Adze, Adz, adz, n. a carpenter's tool consisting of a thin arched blade with its edge at right angles to the handle.
  • Extract from : « Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) » by Various
  • Let your meal be so hard trod in your cask that you shall need an adz or hatchet to work it out with.
  • Extract from : « A Source Book in American History to 1787 » by Various
  • The thick cuttings from a wedge-shaped wood-working tool, as from an axe or adz.
  • Extract from : « Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II » by Joshua Rose
  • When a whaling-captain hove in sight I just rested on my adz awhile and "gammed" with him.
  • Extract from : « Sailing Alone Around The World » by Joshua Slocum
  • At such times he made what was in the nature of a spring for the door, explaining later that he had been to sharpen his adz.
  • Extract from : « Dwellers in Arcady » by Albert Bigelow Paine
  • It was a dugout or canoe, made by hollowing with axe and adz a section of a cucumber tree.
  • Extract from : « A Dream of Empire » by William Henry Venable
  • Inside of ten minutes he was chuckling over the awkward efforts of one scout to handle an adz and showing him the proper method.
  • Extract from : « Under Boy Scout Colors » by Joseph Bushnell Ames
  • Figure 16 represents the only adz or gouge form implement found.
  • Extract from : « Archeological Investigations » by Gerard Fowke
  • From this fête he returned eagerly to his work, with saw, hammer and adz, at Zaandam.
  • Extract from : « The Empire of Russia » by John S. C. Abbott

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