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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A tool for making holes for small screws..

Usage examples (36)
  • The normal use of a bradawl is to make small indentations in wood in preparation for insertion of brads or screws, although it may be used for a variety of tasks...
  • “The bradawl is a lock pick, I guess,” Beck said.
  • I knelt down and used the bradawl on the tumblers again.
  • I slid the bradawl along the floor, tight against the boards. for more
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