Draw"ing knife" (?), Draw"knife` (?), n.
A joiner's tool having a blade with a handle at each end, used to shave off surfaces, by drawing it toward one; a shave; -- called also drawshave, and drawing shave.
A tool used for the purpose of making an incision along the path a saw is to follow, to prevent it from tearing the surface of the wood.
© Webster 1913.