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English definition of “chisel”


noun [C] uk   /ˈtʃɪz.əl/ us  
a tool with a long metal blade that has a sharp edge for cutting wood, stone, etc.ToolsGardening tools


verb [T] uk   /ˈtʃɪz.əl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-) us  
to use a chisel: She chiselled a figure out of the marble.Cutting and stabbing
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