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Adze, Adz, adz, n. a carpenter's tool consisting of a thin arched blade with its edge at right angles to the handle.
This is generally done with an instrument of bone, cut something in the shape of a small adz, with a serrate edge.
It was a dugout or canoe, made by hollowing with axe and adz a section of a cucumber tree.A Dream of Empire|William Henry Venable
Figure 16 represents the only adz or gouge form implement found.Archeological Investigations|Gerard Fowke
From this fête he returned eagerly to his work, with saw, hammer and adz, at Zaandam.The Empire of Russia|John S. C. Abbott