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verb (used with object)
  1. tool(defs 8, 9).
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hand tool

  1. any tool or implement designed for manual operation.
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Examples from the Web for hand-tool

Historical Examples of hand-tool

  • Go get from the barn the pliers, the hand-tool that pinches.

    Blind Man's Lantern

    Allen Kim Lang

  • In many cases their families require support, and they the hand-tool or other skill with which to support them.

    Criminal Types

    V. M. Masten

  • Whatever the cause, the result did not persist long as a guide to hand-tool design.

  • This quest motivated three centuries of toolmakers and brought vitality to hand-tool design.