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Definition of the noun awl
What does awl mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: awls
- 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
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Alternative definition of the noun awl
- 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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Iroquois 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.
by Thomas F. Googerty
Scratch Awl or Scriber. A scratch awl is a long piece of light, round, ...
Master 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; ...
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 ...
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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- BONE AWL
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- Yellow-banded Awl (Hasora schoenherr)
Taman Negara NP, Pahang, MALAYSIA
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- Sewing Awl from the useless screwdriver.
There was already screwdriver on the beer-bottle opener.
Also the File-tool decorated with sawing and cutting edges.
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- Common Banded Awl (Hasora chromus)
Permai Rainforest Resort, Santubong Peninsula North of Kuching, Sarawak, MALAYSIA
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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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