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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 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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