firmer chisel


fir·​mer chisel ˈfər-mər- How to pronounce firmer chisel (audio)
: a woodworking chisel with a thin flat blade

Word History


French fermoir chisel, alteration of Middle French formoir, from former to form, from Old French forme form

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of firmer chisel was in 1823

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Cite this Entry

“Firmer chisel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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