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spokeshave

[ spohk-sheyv ]
/ ˈspoʊkˌʃeɪv /
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noun

a cutting tool having a blade set between two handles, originally for shaping spokes, but now in general use for dressing curved edges of wood and forming round bars and shapes.

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Origin of spokeshave

First recorded in 1500–10; spoke2 + shave
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British Dictionary definitions for spokeshave

spokeshave
/ (ˈspəʊkˌʃeɪv) /

noun

a small plane with two handles, one on each side of its blade, used for shaping or smoothing cylindrical wooden surfaces, such as spokes
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