firmer-chisel

firmer chisel

[fur-mer]
noun Carpentry.
a narrow-bladed chisel for paring and mortising, driven by hand pressure or with a mallet.

Origin:
1680–90; firmer < French fermoir, blend of formoir that which forms (derivative of former to form < Latin fōrmāre) and fermer to make firm (< Latin firmāre)

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firmer chisel (ˈfɜːmə)
 
n
Sometimes shortened to: firmer a chisel or gouge with a thin blade, used on wood

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