Above it rig a stage, on the forks of trees, with a firm socket for the stock or shaft of your auger to work in.
Then Baugi took the auger again and he bored deeper and deeper into the rock.
This point fits into a hole pecked with a point or bored with an auger into the door-sill.
Many of these holes are as round and as cleanly cut as if they had been made with an auger.
So saying, Phonny jumped down from the bench and went and climbed up upon the chopping-block to get down an auger.
He took the auger, and quickly bored an inch hole in the scuttle.
Fig. 1765 represents the auger bit, which is provided with a conical screw s which pulls it forward into the wood.
He goes over it again, verse by verse, and auger accompanies him.
We move, move, till we sit at Boranyup; we then eat kangaroo; Hunt and auger had brought it in.
auger rolls his r's in a way that gives piquancy and vigour to his conversation.
c.1500, faulty separation of Middle English a nauger, from Old English nafogar "nave drill," from Proto-Germanic *nabogaizaz (cf. Old Norse nafarr, Old Saxon nabuger, Old High German nabuger), a compound whose first element is related to nave (n.2) and whose second is identical to Old English gar "a spear, borer" (see gar). For similar misdivisions, see adder. The same change took place in Dutch (avegaar).