Definition of brace and bit in English:

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brace and bit


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A revolving tool with a D-shaped crank handle for boring.
Example sentences
  • We did because we had some very capable fellows with the screwdrivers and brace and bit.
  • Also included were all the woodworking tools needed (augers, chisels, gouges, taper bits, brace and bits, planes and irons, etc.) to make wheels.
  • The trepanning brace and bit here would make any carpenter envious.

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