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edge tool

a tool with a cutting edge.
Origin of edge tool
Middle English word dating back to 1300-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Or by waiting a few minutes until the glue thickens, much of it can readily be peeled off with an edge tool.

    Handwork in Wood William Noyes
  • The particles of sand left in the surface would quickly dull an edge tool.

  • The wedge follows the grain of the wood, but the edge tool can follow a line determined by the worker.

    Handwork in Wood William Noyes
  • This workman employs here an edge tool of the same shape as the fleshing-knife, but larger and sharper.

  • If heeded, the result would be an edge tool that assured its owner "ease and delight."

  • It should always be remembered that a saw is an edge tool, and its edges are as liable to injury as any edges.

    Handwork in Wood William Noyes
British Dictionary definitions for edge tool

edge tool

a tool with one or more cutting edges
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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