from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A tool, such as a chisel, that has a cutting edge.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Any tool with a cutting edge, as the ax, the chisel, the plane, the bit, etc.
  • noun Same as edger, 2.
  • noun Figuratively, a matter dangerous to tamper or sport with.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)


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