Chisel

Definition of Chisel

Chis´el
n.1.A tool with a cutting edge on one end of a metal blade, used in dressing, shaping, or working in timber, stone, metal, etc.; - usually driven by a mallet or hammer.
Cold chisel
See under Cold, a.
v. t.1.To cut, pare, gouge, or engrave with a chisel; as, to chisel a block of marble into a statue.
[imp. & p. p. Chiseled or Chiselled ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Chiseling, or Chiselling.]
2.To cut close, as in a bargain; to cheat.

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