bradawl

[ brad-awl ]
/ ˈbrædˌɔl /
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noun Carpentry.

an awl for making small holes in wood for brads.

Nearby words

  1. bracteate,
  2. bracteolate,
  3. bracteole,
  4. bracteose,
  5. brad,
  6. bradbury,
  7. bradbury, ray,
  8. bradded,
  9. braddock,
  10. braddock hills

Origin of bradawl

First recorded in 1815–25; brad + awl

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British Dictionary definitions for bradawl

bradawl

/ (ˈbrædˌɔːl) /

noun

an awl used to pierce wood, leather, or other materials for the insertion of brads, screws, etc
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