polissoir

noun po·lis·soir \ˌpōlēˈswär\

Definition of polissoir

plural

-s

  1. :  a tool consisting of a flat wooden block with a long iron or steel handle and used in glass manufacturing for flattening out split cylinders of blown glass :  an implement used for polishing or grinding

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Origin and Etymology of polissoir

French, polishing implement, from Middle French, from poliss-, stem of polir to polish — more at polish


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