Bushhammer
Bushhammer Bush"ham`mer, v. t. To dress with bushhammer; as, to bushhammer a block of granite. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Bushhammer — Bush ham mer, n. A hammer with a head formed of a bundle of square bars, with pyramidal points, arranged in rows, or a solid head with a face cut into a number of rows of such points; used for dressing stone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bushhammer — ☆ bushhammer [boosh′ham΄ər ] n. [prob. < Ger bosshammer < bossen, to beat, dress (stone) + hammer,HAMMER] a kind of hammer, now usually power driven, whose face has projecting points, used to dress stone …   English World dictionary

  • bushhammer — I. ˈbu̇sh +ˌ noun Etymology: modification of German bosshammer, from obsolete German bossen to beat (from Old High German bōzan) + German hammer, from Old High German hamar more at beat, hammer : a hammer with a serrated face for dressing stone… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bushhammer — /boosh ham euhr/, n. Masonry. a hammer for dressing stone, having one or two square faces composed of a number of pyramidal points. Also, bush hammer. [1880 85; < G Bosshammer, equiv. to obs. boss(en) to BEAT + hammer HAMMER] * * * …   Universalium

  • bushhammer — n. metal hammer with one or two flat quare faces that are covered in a series of pyramidal points (used to carve stone) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bushhammer — bush·hammer …   English syllables

  • batarg — Bush Bush (b[.u]sh), n. [OE. bosch, busch, buysch, bosk, busk; akin to D. bosch, OHG. busc, G. busch, Icel. b[=u]skr, b[=u]ski, Dan. busk, Sw. buske, and also to LL. boscus, buscus, Pr. bosc, It. bosco, Sp. & Pg. bosque, F. bois, OF. bos. Whether …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bush — (b[.u]sh), n. [OE. bosch, busch, buysch, bosk, busk; akin to D. bosch, OHG. busc, G. busch, Icel. b[=u]skr, b[=u]ski, Dan. busk, Sw. buske, and also to LL. boscus, buscus, Pr. bosc, It. bosco, Sp. & Pg. bosque, F. bois, OF. bos. Whether the LL.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bush bean — Bush Bush (b[.u]sh), n. [OE. bosch, busch, buysch, bosk, busk; akin to D. bosch, OHG. busc, G. busch, Icel. b[=u]skr, b[=u]ski, Dan. busk, Sw. buske, and also to LL. boscus, buscus, Pr. bosc, It. bosco, Sp. & Pg. bosque, F. bois, OF. bos. Whether …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bush buck — Bush Bush (b[.u]sh), n. [OE. bosch, busch, buysch, bosk, busk; akin to D. bosch, OHG. busc, G. busch, Icel. b[=u]skr, b[=u]ski, Dan. busk, Sw. buske, and also to LL. boscus, buscus, Pr. bosc, It. bosco, Sp. & Pg. bosque, F. bois, OF. bos. Whether …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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