ADZE

adz, adze

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

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

adze (plural adzes)

A cutting tool that has a curved blade set at a right angle to the handle and is used in shaping wood.

Verb

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

To shape a material using an adze.

Anagrams

• daze, deza

Source: Wiktionary


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



RESET




Word of the Day

8 December 2022

TRANSGRESSION

(noun) the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle; “the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father”


Do you know this game?

Wordscapes

Wordscapes is a popular word game consistently in the top charts of both Google Play Store and Apple App Store. The Android version has more than 10 million installs. This guide will help you get more coins in less than two minutes of playing the game. Continue reading Wordscapes: Get More Coins