noun, plural drawknives. Carpentry.
a knife with a handle at each end at right angles to the blade, used by drawing over a surface.
Also called drawing knife, drawshave.

1630–40; draw + knife

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drawknife or drawshave (ˈdrɔːˌnaɪf)
n , pl -knives, -shaves
US name: spokeshave a woodcutting tool with two handles at right angles to the blade, used to shave wood
drawshave or drawshave

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Main Entry:  drawknife
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See mocotaugan
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Wright was also looking for a challenge and a way to use hand tools such as a drawknife to complete the work.
Ash trees can also be girdled with a chainsaw or drawknife and left standing.
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