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noun

a steel chisel used on cold metal.

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cold-chisel
[ kohld-chiz-uhl ]
/ ˈkoʊldˌtʃɪz əl /

verb (used with object), cold-chis·eled, cold-chis·el·ing or (especially British) cold-chis·elled, cold-chis·el·ling.

to work upon (metal) with a cold chisel.

Origin of cold-chisel

First recorded in 1690–1700
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British Dictionary definitions for cold chisel

cold chisel

noun

a toughened steel chisel
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