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froe

noun \ˈfrō\

Definition of FROE

:  a cleaving tool for splitting cask staves and shingles from the block

Variants of FROE

froe also frow \ˈfrō\
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Origin of FROE

perhaps alteration of obsolete froward turned away, from Middle English; from the position of the handle
First Known Use: 1574

Rhymes with FROE

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