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firmer chisel

[ fur-mer ]
/ ˈfɜr mər /
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noun Carpentry.

a narrow-bladed chisel for paring and mortising, driven by hand pressure or with a mallet.

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Origin of firmer chisel

1680–90; firmer<French fermoir, blend of formoir that which forms (derivative of former to form <Latin fōrmāre) and fermer to make firm (<Latin firmāre)
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British Dictionary definitions for firmer chisel

firmer chisel
/ (ˈfɜːmə) /

noun

a chisel or gouge with a thin blade, used on woodSometimes shortened to: firmer
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