bradawl

noun
brad·​awl | \ ˈbrad-ˌȯl How to pronounce bradawl (audio) \

Definition of bradawl

: an awl with chisel edge used to make holes for brads or screws

First Known Use of bradawl

1823, in the meaning defined above

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“Bradawl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bradawl. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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