Fleam tooth
Fleam Fleam, n. [F. flamme, OF. flieme, fr. LL. flevotomum, phlebotomum; cf. D. vlijm. See {Phlebotomy}.] (Surg. & Far.) A sharp instrument used for opening veins, lancing gums, etc.; a kind of lancet. [1913 Webster]

{Fleam tooth}, a tooth of a saw shaped like an isosceles triangle; a peg tooth. --Knight. [1913 Webster]


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  • fleam tooth — noun : a sawtooth shaped like an isosceles triangle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fleam — Fleam, n. [F. flamme, OF. flieme, fr. LL. flevotomum, phlebotomum; cf. D. vlijm. See {Phlebotomy}.] (Surg. & Far.) A sharp instrument used for opening veins, lancing gums, etc.; a kind of lancet. [1913 Webster] {Fleam tooth}, a tooth of a saw… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fleam — /flim/ (say fleem) noun 1. the angle of rake between the cutting edge of a saw tooth and the plane of the blade. –adjective 2. (of a saw tooth) having the shape of an isosceles triangle. {Old French flieme, from Late Latin phlebotomus lancet,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Peg tooth — Peg Peg, n. [OE. pegge; cf. Sw. pigg, Dan. pig a point, prickle, and E. peak.] 1. A small, pointed piece of wood, used in fastening boards together, in attaching the soles of boots or shoes, etc.; as, a shoe peg. [1913 Webster] 2. A wooden pin,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peg — Peg, n. [OE. pegge; cf. Sw. pigg, Dan. pig a point, prickle, and E. peak.] 1. A small, pointed piece of wood, used in fastening boards together, in attaching the soles of boots or shoes, etc.; as, a shoe peg. [1913 Webster] 2. A wooden pin, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peg ladder — Peg Peg, n. [OE. pegge; cf. Sw. pigg, Dan. pig a point, prickle, and E. peak.] 1. A small, pointed piece of wood, used in fastening boards together, in attaching the soles of boots or shoes, etc.; as, a shoe peg. [1913 Webster] 2. A wooden pin,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peg tankard — Peg Peg, n. [OE. pegge; cf. Sw. pigg, Dan. pig a point, prickle, and E. peak.] 1. A small, pointed piece of wood, used in fastening boards together, in attaching the soles of boots or shoes, etc.; as, a shoe peg. [1913 Webster] 2. A wooden pin,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peg top — Peg Peg, n. [OE. pegge; cf. Sw. pigg, Dan. pig a point, prickle, and E. peak.] 1. A small, pointed piece of wood, used in fastening boards together, in attaching the soles of boots or shoes, etc.; as, a shoe peg. [1913 Webster] 2. A wooden pin,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Screw peg — Peg Peg, n. [OE. pegge; cf. Sw. pigg, Dan. pig a point, prickle, and E. peak.] 1. A small, pointed piece of wood, used in fastening boards together, in attaching the soles of boots or shoes, etc.; as, a shoe peg. [1913 Webster] 2. A wooden pin,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saw — For other uses, see Saw (disambiguation). Saw A crosscut hand saw about 620 mm (24 inches) long Classification Cutting Types Hand saw Back saw Bow saw Circular saw …   Wikipedia

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