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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tool used by turners in metal, having a bend forming a heel near the cutting end.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In turning, a tool with an acute cutting edge and an angular base or heel, used by metal-turners for roughing out a piece of iron or turning it to somewhat near the intended size.

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