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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.
They had not been an hour on shore before one man had an axe stolen from him and another an adze.A Voyage to the South Sea|William Bligh
The crack of the inspector's revolver was heard once, but the fugitive had turned like lightning and hurled his adze.
This adze blade is of jade, and I am told that it represents "the price of a fat man for cannibal purposes."
Then a sharp tool was seen to descend in the opening—apparently an adze—and the hound's head sunk under the blow.