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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A tool, such as a chisel, that has a cutting edge.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tool for forming or dressing an edge; an edging tool.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any tool with a cutting edge, as the ax, the chisel, the plane, the bit, etc.
  • n. Same as edger, 2.
  • n. Figuratively, a matter dangerous to tamper or sport with.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)

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