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bevel square

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noun
  1. an adjustable tool used by woodworkers for laying out angles and for testing the accuracy of surfaces worked to a slope.

Origin of bevel square

First recorded in 1605–15
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Historical Examples

  • Set the bevel-square at the proper angle for a dovetail, Fig. 250.

    Handwork in Wood

    William Noyes


British Dictionary definitions for bevel square

bevel square

noun
  1. a woodworker's square with an adjustable arm that can be set to mark out an angle or to check the slope of a surface
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