Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In farriery, a punch employed for making or enlarging the nailholes in a horseshoe, or for temporary insertion into a nail-hole to form a means of handling the shoe.
- n. An iron share fixed to a thick staff, used for making holes in the ground.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A tool employed by blacksmiths for punching or enlarging the nail holes in a horseshoe.
“Forge work includes making a forepunch, pritchel, rolled toe shoe, toe clip shoe, keg shoe, and egg bar, and working aluminum.”
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