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drawknife

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Pronunciation: /ˈdrɔːnʌɪf
 
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Definition of drawknife in English:

noun (plural drawknives /-nʌɪvz/)

A knife consisting of a blade with a handle at each end at right angles to it, which is drawn towards the user to remove wood from a surface.
Example sentences
  • Likewise, EAIA members could make videos of groups of tools (gauges, planes, saws, drawknives, and spokeshaves) demonstrating their use.
  • Edge tools known that were made by J. E. Minott include axes, drawknives, and chisels.
  • Hammers, wedges, chisels, drawknives and planes with saws only occasionally being used.

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