verb (used with object), trow·eled, trow·el·ing or (especially British) trow·elled, trow·el·ling.
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Origin of trowel
OTHER WORDS FROM troweltrow·el·er; especially British, trow·el·ler, noun
Words nearby trowel
Example sentences from the Web for trowel
You want to find a trowel that is lightweight, portable, and can handle any terrain without damage.
Having a sturdy trowel can be a huge help with that last one.
A heavy trowel is used to retrieve a mass of your chosen kind of ice cream from its tub and put it in the cardboard container.
I got a trowel, and we planted the withered trilliums in partial shade between the maples and the pines, and gave them water.The Idyl of Twin Fires|Walter Prichard Eaton
He found the trowel under the fence, as Gardener Jim had prophesied, and he worked all day, with a brief nooning at home.
Sophy disappeared into the house, and came out again, hurriedly, with a trowel in her hand.
Trowel and spade and tomahawk went furiously to work, and soon cleared away the gravel from a surface of three or four feet.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
The cement can be forced into place with the hands and then surfaced with a trowel.Elements of Plumbing|Samuel Dibble
British Dictionary definitions for trowel
verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled
Derived forms of troweltroweller or US troweler, noun
Word Origin for trowel
Idioms and Phrases with trowel
see under lay it on thick.