Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)
Use "awl-shaped" in a sentence
"The leaves, which are produced in tufts, are seven or eight inches in length, erect and cylindrical, or awl-shaped."
"On examination of the ordinary inflorescence, there will be seen at the base of the upper of two flowers a small rudimentary bract, having a swollen circular or ring-like base, from which proceeds a small awl-shaped process, representing the midrib of an abortive leaf."
"At the base of each tuft, from the apex to 1 ft. or more down the younger branches, there is a fleshy, green, awl-shaped leaf, from 2 in. to 5 in. long."