from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An instrument with a graduated disk by means of which the angles of gems are measured in the process of cutting and polishing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In gem-cutting, a wooden instrument by which a gem may be adjusted to and held at any desired angle while being polished or cut.


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