Sentence Examples

  • Building Tools.The adze described above was used for dressing blocks of limestone.
  • The adze (41) was used not only for woodwork but also for dressing limestone.
  • Their canoes are simply hollowed out of trunks with the adze and in no other way, and it is the smaller ones which are outrigged; they do not last long and are not good sea-boats, and the story of raids on Car Nicobar, out of sight across a stormy and sea-rippled channel, must be discredited.
  • ADZE (from the Old Eng.
  • Limestone in the Great Pyramid, as elsewhere, was dressed by chopping it with an adze, a tool used from prehistoric to Roman times for all soft stones and wood.

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