Definition of edge tool in English:

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edge tool

noun

Any tool with a sharp cutting edge.
Example sentences
  • By the late eighteenth century Sheffield was also well on its way to becoming one of the world's major centers of edge tool production.
  • Water channelled from them would supply a mill pond that was used to drive a water wheel which, in turn, powered machinery to produce a variety of consumer goods including edge tools and cutlery.
  • These versatile rural blacksmiths were called on to fashion or repair edge tools, augers, scythes, plows, shovels, railings, pots, pans, cutlery, kitchen utensils, and building and furniture hardware.

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