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edge tool

noun
1.
a tool with a cutting edge.
Origin of edge tool
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English
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  • Or by waiting a few minutes until the glue thickens, much of it can readily be peeled off with an edge tool.

    Handwork in Wood William Noyes
  • The particles of sand left in the surface would quickly dull an edge tool.

  • The wedge follows the grain of the wood, but the edge tool can follow a line determined by the worker.

    Handwork in Wood William Noyes
  • This workman employs here an edge tool of the same shape as the fleshing-knife, but larger and sharper.

  • If heeded, the result would be an edge tool that assured its owner "ease and delight."

  • It should always be remembered that a saw is an edge tool, and its edges are as liable to injury as any edges.

    Handwork in Wood William Noyes
British Dictionary definitions for edge tool

edge tool

noun
1.
a tool with one or more cutting edges
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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