edge tool
noun Date: 14th century a tool with a sharp cutting edge

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Edge tool — Edge Edge ([e^]j), n. [OE. eg, egge, AS. ecg; akin to OHG. ekka, G. ecke, Icel. & Sw. egg, Dan. eg, and to L. acies, Gr. akh point, Skr. a[,c]ri edge. [root]1. Cf. {Egg}, v. t., {Eager}, {Ear} spike of corn, {Acute}.] 1. The thin cutting side of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • edge|tool — «EHJ TOOL», noun. a tool with a sharp cutting edge, such as a chisel, plane, or ax …   Useful english dictionary

  • edge tool — edge′ tool n. bui a tool with a cutting edge • Etymology: 1300–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • edge tool — n. a tool with a cutting edge, as a chisel …   English World dictionary

  • edge tool — noun any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge) • Hypernyms: ↑cutter, ↑cutlery, ↑cutting tool • Hyponyms: ↑adz, ↑adze, ↑ax, ↑axe, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • edge tool — Synonyms and related words: adz, ax, blade, bread knife, bushwhacker, butcher knife, carving knife, chaser, chisel, cleaver, clipper, clippers, cold steel, cutlery, cutter, cutting edge, dagger, edge, edge tools, featheredge, gouge, hack, hatchet …   Moby Thesaurus

  • edge tool — a tool with a cutting edge. [1300 50; ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • edge tool — /ˈɛdʒ tul/ (say ej toohl) noun any cutting tool with a sharp edge, as a knife, chisel, cutter, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • edge tool — n. any sharp cutting tool …   English contemporary dictionary

  • edge tool — noun a handworked or machine operated cutting tool …   English new terms dictionary

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