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noun Carpentry.
  1. drawknife.
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Origin of drawshave

First recorded in 1820–30; draw + shave
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Examples from the Web for drawshave

Historical Examples

  • But there was a cooper's shop in town, and James was already very handy with a drawshave in getting out staves.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)

    Elbert Hubbard

  • I could handle a plane or a drawshave or a riveting-hammer, or even an awl, for the matter of that, with any of them.

    Track's End

    Hayden Carruth