He keeps the papal Mercedes parked in the Vatican garage and insists on tooling around Rome in well-worn 1984 Renault.
Modern ornamentation is confined to tooling, blind and gilt, and inlaying.
There is a great variation in the costs given for tooling concrete.
But this, let it be observed, is after all a mere matter of tooling.
This tooling was done by stone cutters, and was unusually high in cost.
When all free gold is rubbed off, the finisher can see where the tooling is imperfect.
The tooling is done as directed in the other examples of this class of work.
Remember that, as previously stated, Russian calfskin is the best for tooling.
Probably more, as he had never seen a saddle with tooling such as this one.
Except on the one genial occasion on which Burke saw him tooling a jim-whiskey down to Stowe, we scarcely see a human touch.
Old English tol "instrument, implement," from Proto-Germanic *tolan (cf. Old Norse tol), from a verb stem represented by Old English tawian "prepare." The ending is the instrumental suffix -l (e.g. shovel). Figurative sense of "person used by another for his own ends" is recorded from 1660s. Slang meaning "penis" first recorded 1550s.
"to drive a vehicle," 1812, probably from tool (n.). The meaning "to work or shape with a tool" is recorded from 1815; that of "equip (a factory) with machine tools" is from 1927. Related: Tooled; tooling.
[underworld sense perhaps fr the practice of using a small boy as a sort of tool in pickpocketing, or perhaps fr Romany tool, ''handle, take''; second verb sense fr earlier tool, ''a whip'']