Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In masonry, to dress the face of (a stone) with a sharp-pointed hammer instead of a chisel and mallet. Also nig.
  • To shake; quiver.

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  • To dress a stone roughly with a sharp-pointed hammer.

    October 3, 2007