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chis·el / ˈchizəl/ • n. a long-bladed hand tool with a beveled cutting edge and a plain handle that is struck with a hammer or mallet, used to cut or shape wood, stone, metal, or other hard materials. • v. (-eled, -el·ing; Brit. -elled , -el·ling ) [tr.] 1. cut or shape (something) with a chisel: carefully chisel out a groove for the hinge. 2. inf. cheat or swindle (someone) out of something: he's chiseled me out of my dues. DERIVATIVES: chis·el·er / ˈchiz(ə)lər/ n.

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chisel XIV. — ONF. chisel (mod. ciseau, in pl. scissors) :- Rom. *cīsellum, for *cæsellum after late L. cīsōrium (see SCISSORS), f. cīs-, var. of cæs, stem of cædere cut.

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chisel

chiselbasil, bedazzle, dazzle, frazzle, razzle •damsel • razzle-dazzle • Basel •bezel, embezzle •Denzil •appraisal, hazel, nasal, phrasal •wych hazel •diesel, easel, teasel, weasel •chisel, drizzle, fizzle, frizzle, grizzle, mizzle, pizzle, sizzle, swizzle, twizzle •reprisal, revisal •nozzle, shemozzle •acausal, causal, clausal, menopausal, monocausal •arousal, carousal, espousal, spousal, tousle •disposal, proposal •accusal, bamboozle, foozle, ouzel, perusal, refusal •guzzle, muzzle, nuzzle, puzzle •mangel-wurzel

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