bradawl

[ brad-awl ]
/ ˈbrædˌɔl /

noun Carpentry.

an awl for making small holes in wood for brads.

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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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