Sentence Examples

  • ADZE (from the Old Eng.
  • Building Tools.The adze described above was used for dressing blocks of limestone.
  • That and the crampons are the key tools The sinister instrument was serrated on one end of its curved claw, with an adze blade on the other side of the crescent.
  • 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.
  • In north-west America and in the Caribbean area the adze was highly developed.