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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A contrivance for holding a piece of wood firmly while it is planed. It is made of iron or steel rods fastened to a bench and bent parallel to the surface of the wood.
  • n. A small anvil with a shallow groove, for rounding the inside of the bows of scissors.

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