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Definition of "awl" []

  • A pointed tool for making holes, as in wood or leather. (noun)
  • A pointed hand tool with a fluted blade used for piercing wood, leather, etc (noun)

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Use "awl" in a sentence
  • "June 14, 2008 at 7:38 am oooh dere yew guys arrrrr ai wuz jus merrily making a list…….. awl alone…..awl bi myself an den i posted and DER YEW WERE jamamakitty says:"
  • "August 19, 2008 at 3:32 pm hands blankees, hawt choklit martoonies awl around wiff sum choklit possums fur gud measure……*finks ai hope ai found dem awl*"
  • "*luuks rownd hoepfullee fer akshul fyremens tew hep wif awl dis carryin awl*"