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Meaning of AWL

Pronunciation:  ol

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a pointed tool for marking surfaces or for punching small holes

AWL is a 3 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: bradawl, haft, hand tool, helve, point, pricker, scratch awl, scribe, scriber



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Awl\, n. [OE. aul, awel, al, AS. ?l, awel; akin to Icel.
alr, OHG. [=a]la, G. ahle, Lith. yla, Skr. [=a]r[=a].]
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,

Easton Bible Dictionary

an instrument only referred to in connection with the custom of boring the ear of a slave (Ex. 21:6; Deut. 15:17), in token of his volunteering perpetual service when he might be free. (Comp. Ps. 40:6; Isa. 50:5).

 Definition: a small pointed hand tool used for piercing holes in leather, wood and other materials,