Adz, Adze (#), n. [OE. adese, adis, adse, AS. adesa, adese, ax, hatchet.]

A carpenter's or cooper's tool, formed with a thin arching blade set at right angles to the handle. It is used for chipping or slicing away the surface of wood.

 

© Webster 1913.


Adz, v. t.

To cut with an adz.

[R.]

Carlyle.

 

© Webster 1913.

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