a cutting or planing tool consisting of a blade with a curved handle at either end; orig. used to shape spokes, but now used for trimming and smoothing rounded surfaces
A drawknife of a design originally used for shaping spokes, now used for making rounded edges.
(third-person singular simple present spokeshaves, present participle spokeshaving, simple past and past participle spokeshaved)
- To shape or smooth with a spokeshave.