from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The part of a tool-rest in which a cutting tool is clamped.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In a lathe, a holder or support for the cutting-tool.
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Remember this is a boring mill tool and will stand out in the tool-post, and if you do not have a high thorough lemon heat, your tool will snap off at the dotted line.
-- Be sure that the tool is absolutely straight at the bottom, so as to lie flat in the tool-post.] [Illustration: FIG.