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trowel

trow wel

  • n  a small hand tool with a handle and flat metal blade; used for scooping or spreading plaster or similar materials
  • v  use a trowel on; for light garden work or plaster work

  • A hammer of solid gold, its haft of carved ivory, studded with rubies, emeralds, aquamarines, lapis lazuli and engraved with solemn mottoes; a trowel, also of gold, also .
  • The trowel, suitably engraved, hangs over his mantel.
  • With Dead Man Walking I had to put my trowel in the ground and go through rock, shale and stone to make every argument.
News & Articles

  • Council Bluffs man stabbed with garden trowel
    Witnesses speak with Council Bluffs Police officers after a stabbing at 18 N. 34th St. A Council Bluffs man allegedly stabbed his nephew in the upper lip and back with a garden trowel. The suspect is still at large.
    June 20, 2013 - Shenandoah Valley News
  • Man stabbed with garden trowel in Council Bluffs
    A 21-year-old Council Bluffs man is expected to recover from injuries suffered when he was stabbed with a garden trowel.
    June 18, 2013 - KETV 7 Omaha
  • Man stabbed with garden trowel
    A 21-year-old Council Bluffs man is expected to recover from injuries suffered when he was stabbed with a garden trowel.
    June 18, 2013 - WKBT La Crosse
Quotes

  • Clinton Woods in Times Online
    I've never been so frightened as I was before the fight,Woods said. "I knew if I lost, I was retiring. If I lost I would have had to get my trowel out again. It crossed my mind that I was finished, that I had just got old overnight against...
  • Stephen Robinson in Khaleej Times
    What we're trying to do is not brain surgery,said Robinson, who has a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering. "We are trying to trowel on a Spackle in a crack, or bolt on a moly bolt patch ...... the complicated part comes in the material...

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