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awl - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'awl' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Awl [ n.]
- A pointed instrument for piercing small holes, as in leather or wood; used by shoemakers, saddlers, cabinetmakers, etc. The blade is differently shaped and pointed for different uses, as in the brad awl, saddler's awl, shoemaker's awl, etc.