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froe

noun \ˈfrō\

Definition of froe

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



Variants of froe

also

frow

\ˈfrō\

Origin and Etymology of froe

perhaps alteration of obsolete froward turned away, from Middle English; from the position of the handle


First Known Use: 1574


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