• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pritchel A tool employed by blacksmiths for punching or enlarging the nail holes in a horseshoe.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pritchel In farriery, a punch employed for making or enlarging the nailholes in a horseshoe, or for temporary insertion into a nail-hole to form a means of handling the shoe.
    • n pritchel An iron share fixed to a thick staff, used for making holes in the ground.
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