Jedding ax
Jedding ax Jed"ding ax`, n. A stone mason's tool, having a flat face and a pointed part. --Knight. [1913 Webster]

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  • jedding ax — ˈjediŋ noun Etymology: jedding alteration of jadding, present participle of jad to make a long deep hole in a rock, from jad, such a hole, of unknown origin : a stonecutter s ax with a flat face and a pointed peen * * * /jed ing/ a stonemason s… …   Useful english dictionary

  • jedding ax — /jed ing/ a stonemason s ax, similar to a kevel, having a head with one flat and one pointed face. [1895 1900; jedding, var. of jadding (jad cutting in a quarry ( < ?) + ING1)] * * * …   Universalium

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