Definition of Ripping chisel
1. Noun. A long chisel with a slightly bent cutting end; used for heavy prying or cleaning mortises.
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Literary usage of Ripping chisel
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1. The Mechanic's Companion: Or, The Elements and Practice of Carpentry by Peter Nicholson (1831)
"THE ripping chisel Is only an old socket chisel used in cutting holes in walla for inserting plugs, and for separating wood that has been nailed together, ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1824)
"But in his white great coat—with his maul—or his ripping-chisel—or his small ... His ripping- chisel struck to the heart the person whose cheek he had ..."
3. The Edinburgh Annual Register by Sir Walter Scott, Walter Scott (1813)
"... its head weighing from two to three pounds, and its handle about three feet long; a ripping chisel ; and a wooden mallet about four inches square, ..."
4. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, Robert Shelton Mackenzie, James Hogg (1863)
"But in his white great-coat—with his maul—or his ripping-chisel— or his small ... His ripping- chisel struck to the heart the person whose cheek he had ..."