Definition of Bradawl

1. Noun. An awl for making small holes for brads or small screws.

Exact synonyms: Pricker
Generic synonyms: Awl
Derivative terms: Prick



Definition of Bradawl

1. Noun. An awl for making holes, especially in wood to take screws. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bradawl

1. a type of awl [n -S] - See also: awl

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bradawl

bracteal
bracteate
bracteates
bracted
bracteolate
bracteole
bracteoles
bracteose
bractiform
bractless
bractlet
bractlets
bracts
brad
bradaczekite
bradawl (current term)
bradawls
bradded
bradding
bradleyite
bradoon
bradoons
brads
brady-
bradyarrhythmia
bradyarrhythmias
bradyarthria
bradycardia
bradycardiac
bradycardias

Literary usage of Bradawl

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1. Nature's teachings: human invention anticipated by nature by John George Wood (1877)
"The bradawl is, in fact, a sharp wedge, which is forced through the fibres, sometimes being ... A natural example of the bradawl is to be found in various ..."

2. Workshop Receipts by Ernest Spon, Robert Haldane, Charles George Warnford Lock (1883)
"This hole is to come exactly over the mark made with the bradawl at tho balancing point, ... This is best effected by means of a bradawl driven by a mallet, ..."

3. The Clinical Journal (1903)
"Further, you should have a bradawl, a narrow director to match it ... It contains a bradawl with an extra long blade, and a director a French-catheter size ..."

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