Noun(1) an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
Verb(1) engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud(2) deprive somebody of something by deceit(3) carve with a chisel
(1) This type of leather craft involves hand tools like a chisel and hammer to create intricate designs.(2) Drill a hole and chisel a shallow mortise in that jamb for the strike plate.(3) chisel a hole through the brickwork(4) Remember, if you to try to chisel me here I'm gonna slice you up.(5) He and many in Congress tried to chisel New Yorkers out of money from day one.(6) Now we've seen the legislation and the government is, indeed, about to chisel us out of our public holidays, it will be interesting to see how Howard tries to escape his dilemma.(7) Now we have to cut and chisel them, making them smooth, bringing out their features.(8) We're not trying to chisel them out of Anzac Day and Christmas Day and Public Holidays.(9) Sure enough it did, this time with a definite double strike, as if someone where hammering in a bolt or striking a chisel .(10) Sculptor Neil Simmons took eight months to chisel the statue from a two-ton block of marble imported from Italy.(11) cut away the tiles with a broad-bladed steel chisel(12) carefully chisel out a groove for the hinge(13) This last memorial has a notable sculpture, a heroic Cretan woman raising her hammer to chisel the names of the dead.(14) Vince said it had taken a watchmaker 18 months to chisel the pattern out of a cardboard-thin slice of rare earth magnet.(15) His tools included a chisel , knife, saw, and a piece of iron.(16) Then, pointing the chisel inward, strike a sharp blow with the hammer.
1. hew ::
2. cheat ::
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I'll get my CHISEL. Heh-heh.
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 3
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