Cold chisel
Chisel Chis"el, n. [OF. chisel, F. ciseau, fr. LL. cisellus, prob. for caesellus, fr. L. caesus, p. p. of caedere to cut. Cf. {Scissors}.] A tool with a cutting edge on one end of a metal blade, used in dressing, shaping, or working in timber, stone, metal, etc.; -- usually driven by a mallet or hammer. [1913 Webster]

{Cold chisel}. See under {Cold}, a. [1913 Webster]


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  • Cold Chisel — est un groupe de rock australien originaire d Adélaïde. Presque totalement inconnu en dehors de l île et la Nouvelle Zélande, il fut principalement actif de 1973 à 1983. Il continue à se produire sur place, où existe toujours une grosse… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cold chisel — Cold Cold (k[=o]ld), a. [Compar. {Colder} ( [ e]r); superl. {Coldest}.] [OE. cold, cald, AS. cald, ceald; akin to OS. kald, D. koud, G. kalt, Icel. kaldr, Dan. kold, Sw. kall, Goth. kalds, L. gelu frost, gelare to freeze. Orig. p. p. of AS. calan …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cold chisel — n. a hardened and tempered steel chisel without a handle, for cutting or chipping cold metal …   English World dictionary

  • Cold Chisel — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Pub Rock Gründung 1973 Auflösung 1984 Website …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cold Chisel — This article is about the Australian rock band. For the cutting tool, see Chisel#Cold chisel. Cold Chisel Origin Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Genres Pub rock, hard rock, rock and roll Years active 1973– …   Wikipedia

  • cold-chisel — /kohld chiz euhl/, v.t., cold chiseled, cold chiseling or (esp. Brit.) cold chiselled, cold chiselling. to work upon (metal) with a cold chisel. [1690 1700] * * * …   Universalium

  • cold-chisel — /kohld chiz euhl/, v.t., cold chiseled, cold chiseling or (esp. Brit.) cold chiselled, cold chiselling. to work upon (metal) with a cold chisel. [1690 1700] …   Useful english dictionary

  • cold chisel — cold′ chis el n. bui a steel chisel used on cold metal …   From formal English to slang

  • cold chisel — a steel chisel used on cold metal. See illus. under chisel. * * * …   Universalium

  • cold chisel — noun narrow chisel made of steel; used to cut stone or bricks • Syn: ↑set chisel • Hypernyms: ↑chisel …   Useful english dictionary

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