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Meaning of AWL

Pronunciation:  ol

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
\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,
etc.

 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

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).

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

 

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