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Definition of the noun awl

What does awl mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: awls

  1. a pointed tool for marking surfaces or for punching small holes
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic term: hand tool = a tool used with workers' hands
    • more specific terms:
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Alternative definition of the noun awl

noun

  1. A pointed instrument for piercing small holes, as in leather or wood; used by shoemakers, saddlers, cabinetmakers, etc. The blade is differently shaped and pointed for different uses, as in the brad awl, saddler's awl, shoemaker's awl, etc.

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Google previewIroquois silverwork (1908)

by Mark Raymond Harrington

The ear-piercing awl is an ordinary needle mounted in a wooden handle like the rest (Plate xxv, Fig. 22). Gravers, E-ia-na'-da'-kwa' (Museum Xos.

Google previewDecorative Wrought Ironwork Projects for Beginners (2013)

by Thomas F. Googerty

Scratch Awl or Scriber. A scratch awl is a long piece of light, round, ...

Google previewMaster The SSAT* & ISEE** (2009)

Prep for Students and Parents by Jacqueline Robinson, Dennis M. Robinson

A hammer is a tool used by a carpenter; an awl is a tool used by a cobbler. Choice (D) reverses the order of tool and its user. 41. The correct answer is (D). This is a part-to-part relationship. Both subject and predicate are parts of a sentence; ...

Google previewMaster the SSAT/ISEE: Practice Test 2 (2011)

Practice Test 2 of 5 by Peterson's

A hammer is a tool used by a carpenter; an awl is a tool used by a cobbler. Choice (D) reverses the order of tool ...

Google previewJapan's Built-in Lexicon of English-based Loanwords (2008)

by Frank E Daulton

An Academic Word List (AWL). The AWL contains 570 word families that are frequent and of wide range in a variety of academic texts. It is based on a corpus of 3.5 million running ...

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Scrabble value of A1W4L1

The value of this 3-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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