adz

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Adz \Adz\, Adze \Adze\, noun [OE. adese, adis, adse, AS. adesa, adese, ax, hatchet.] A carpenter's or cooper's tool, formed with a thin arching blade set at right angles to the handle. It is used for chipping or slicing away the surface of wood.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Adz \Adz\, verb (used with an object) To cut with an adz. [R.] --Carlyle. AE

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

adz

noun

1: an edge tool used to cut and shape wood [syn: {adz}, {adze}]


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