ripping-chisel love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In wood-working, a bent chisel used in clearing out mortises, or for ripping the old oakum out of seams which need calking.

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Examples

  • I am more likely to give help than to ask it "-- Bagheera stretched out one paw and admired the steel-blue, ripping-chisel talons at the end of it --" still I should like to know. "

    The Jungle Book

  • I am more likely to give help than to ask it "-- Bagheera stretched out one paw and admired the steel-blue ripping-chisel talons at the end of it --" Still I should like to know. "

    The Jungle Book.

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