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adzeor adz (ădz)
An axelike tool with a curved blade at right angles to the handle, used for shaping wood.
[Middle English adese, from Old English adesa.]
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1. an axlike tool for dressing timbers roughly, with a curved chisellike steel head mounted at a right angle to the handle.v.t.
2. to dress or shape (wood) with an adz.
[before 900; Middle English ad(e)se, Old English adesa]
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n → Dechsel f
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