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

  • n. A long pole with a curved saw blade and usually a clipping mechanism on one end, used especially for pruning small trees.

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  • n. billhook

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. cutting instrument used in pruning trees, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A knife with a hooked blade, used for pruning trees, vines, etc.

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

  • n. a long-handled pruning saw with a curved blade at the end and sometimes a clipper; used to prune small trees

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