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Topic: TOOLS

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Old French
Origin: baïf 'with the mouth wide open', from baer; ABASHED

bevel

noun
     
bev‧el [countable]
1TI a sloping edge or surface, usually along the edge of a piece of wood or glass
2TZ a tool for making this kind of edge or surface
bevelled adjective:
bevelled glass
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