mortise chisel

Origin of mortise chisel

First recorded in 1670–80

Words Nearby mortise chisel Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use mortise chisel in a sentence

  • The mortise-chisel, Fig. 68, is made abnormally thick to give the stiffness necessary for levering the waste out of mortises.

    Handwork in Wood | William Noyes
  • That appeared to offer a difficulty, as great as the absence of an auger or a mortise-chisel.

    The Cliff Climbers | Captain Mayne Reid
  • The implements necessary for each man are a belt axe, an ordinary socket mortise chisel one and a quarter inch broad.

    Canadian Wilds | Martin Hunter
  • The axe-head was shaped like an elongated wedge or mortise-chisel, and was fastened to the haft by coco-nut fibre.