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hand tool

any tool or implement designed for manual operation.


[hand-tool] /ˈhændˌtul/
verb (used with object)
tool (defs 8, 9). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Whatever the cause, the result did not persist long as a guide to hand-tool design.

  • In many cases their families require support, and they the hand-tool or other skill with which to support them.

    Criminal Types V. M. Masten
  • Go get from the barn the pliers, the hand-tool that pinches.

    Blind Man's Lantern Allen Kim Lang
  • This quest motivated three centuries of toolmakers and brought vitality to hand-tool design.

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