noun \ˈadz\

: a cutting tool that has a thin curved blade and that is usually used for shaping wood

Full Definition of ADZE

:  a cutting tool that has a thin arched blade set at right angles to the handle and is used chiefly for shaping wood

Variants of ADZE

adze also adz \ˈadz\

Illustration of ADZE

Origin of ADZE

Middle English adse, from Old English adesa
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Hardware Terms

auger, awl, chock, ferrule, punch, tang


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