adz, adze

(noun) an edge tool used to cut and shape wood

Source: WordNet® 3.1


adz (plural adzes)

(mostly, US) Alternative spelling of adze


adz (third-person singular simple present adzes, present participle adzing, simple past and past participle adzed)

(mostly, US) Alternative spelling of adze

Source: Wiktionary

Adz, v. t.

Definition: To cut with an adz. [R.] Carlyle.

Adz, Adze, n. Etym: [OE. adese, adis, adse, AS. adesa, adese, ax, hatchet.]

Definition: A carpenter's or cooper's tool, formed with a thin arching blade set at right angles to the handle. It is used for chipping or slicing away the surface of wood.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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