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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In saddlery, a hand-tool combining a gage and a cutting edge, for cutting leather into strips suitable for harness-straps, reins, etc.
  • n. A form of marking-gage.


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  • The _slitting-gage_ is used in a similar way, but is larger and has a handle.

    Handwork in Wood


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