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1) adz. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...An axlike tool with a curved blade at right angles to the handle, used for shaping wood. Middle English adese, from Old English adesa....

2) twibill. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...with two cutting edges. 2. A mattock with one blade like an ax and the other like an adz. Middle English, from Old English : twi-, two; see dwo- in Appendix I + bil,...

3) log cabin. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...westward expansion after 1765. It was constructed with few tools, usually an axe or an adz and an auger. All the fastenings were of wood. The log walls were chinked...

4) hoe. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...scapulae, or shoulder blades, and of shells. Variations on the hoe, such as the pick, the adz, and the plow, appeared as the blade progressed from stone to copper,...

5) 253. Sharpness. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...scalpel, bistoury, lancet; plowshare, colter; hatchet, ax or axe, pickax, mattock, pick, adz or adze, bill; billhook, cleaver, cutter; scythe, sickle, scissors, shears;...

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