firmer chisel

noun
fir·​mer chisel | \ ˈfər-mər- How to pronounce firmer chisel (audio) \

Definition of firmer chisel

: a woodworking chisel with a thin flat blade

First Known Use of firmer chisel

1823, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for firmer chisel

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

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“Firmer chisel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/firmer%20chisel. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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