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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rotating cutting-tool with two adjustable cutters, worked by a hand-brace or by a drill, and used for cutting out annular disks for washers.


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  • The _washer-cutter_, Fig. 138, is useful not only for cutting out washers but also for cutting holes in thin wood.

    Handwork in Wood


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