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Meaning of TROWEL

Pronunciation:  'trawul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a small hand tool with a handle and flat metal blade; used for scooping or spreading plaster or similar materials
  2. [v]  use a trowel on; for light garden work or plaster work

TROWEL is a 6 letter word that starts with T.


 See Also: brick trowel, cut into, delve, dig, garden trowel, hand tool, mason's trowel, plastering trowel, pointing trowel, slick, turn over



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Trow"el\, n. [OE. truel, OF. truele, F. truelle, LL.
truella, L. trulla, dim. of trua a ladle; probably akin to
Gr. ? a stirrer, ladle, G. quirl a stirrer, MHG. twirel, OHG.
dwiril, Icel. [thorn]vara, AS. [thorn]wiril. Cf. {Twirl}.]
1. A mason's tool, used in spreading and dressing mortar, and
   breaking bricks to shape them.

2. A gardener's tool, somewhat like a scoop, used in taking
   up plants, stirring the earth, etc.

3. (Founding) A tool used for smoothing a mold.

{Trowel bayonet}. See {Spade bayonet}, under {Spade}.

{Fish trowel}. See {Fish slice}, under {Fish}.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a trowel in your dream means that you will overcome poverty and experience a favorable turn in business.