adz definition by Webster's New World
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an axlike tool for trimming and smoothing wood, etc., with a curved blade at right angles to the handle
Origin: Middle English adis, adse ; from Old English adesa, adz, ax
adz definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An axlike tool with a curved blade at right angles to the handle, used for shaping wood.
Origin: Middle English adese, from Old English adesa.