drawshave

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n drawshave a woodworker's knife to shave surfaces
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Drawshave See Drawing knife.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n drawshave A surgical instrument resembling a drawing-knife, with a single long handle, used to remove thin slices of tissue or pathological growths from the interior of a cavity.
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Usage

In literature:

But there was a cooper's shop in town, and James was already very handy with a drawshave in getting out staves.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
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