Chiseling
Chisel Chis"el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chiseled}, or {Chiselled} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Chiseling}, or {Chiselling}.] [Cf. F. ciseler.] 1. To cut, pare, gouge, or engrave with a chisel; as, to chisel a block of marble into a statue. [1913 Webster]

2. To cut close, as in a bargain; to cheat. [Slang] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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