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- v. To smooth; to plane.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A tool used by coopers for smoothing and chamfering rheir work, especially the inside of casks.
- transitive v. To smooth; to plane.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coopers' tool for smoothing work, as the inside of a cask.
- To smooth; plane.
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