cape chisel

noun

Definition of cape chisel

: a cold chisel that has a long taper on the top and bottom of the cutting end and a narrow edge and is used for cutting keyways and similar flat grooves

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History and Etymology for cape chisel

perhaps from cape entry 1

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“Cape chisel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cape%20chisel. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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