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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any tool by which lines can be drawn upon a piece which is to be machined or worked into shape or dimension.
  • n. A scratching-tool or point for marking the lines parallel to a plane upon a piece of work. Usually called a marking-gage.
  • n. A scratching-tool or point for marking lines parallel to the edges of work. Usually called a scriber.

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