ALL meanings of adze

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  • noun adze a heavy hand tool with a steel cutting blade attached at right angles to a wooden handle, used for dressing timber 3
  • verb with object adze to dress or shape (wood) with an adz. 1
  • noun adze an axlike tool, for dressing timbers roughly, with a curved, chisellike steel head mounted at a right angle to the wooden handle. 1
  • noun adze A tool similar to an ax with an arched blade at right angles to the handle, used for cutting or shaping large pieces of wood. 1
  • noun adze A cutting tool that has a curved blade set at a right angle to the handle and is used in shaping wood. 0
  • verb adze To shape a material using an adze. 0
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