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chisel

2 verb
     
Related topics: Sculpture
chisel2 past tense and past participle chiselled, present participle chiselling British English, past tense and past participle chiseled, present participle chiseling American English [transitive]
AVS to use a chisel to cut wood or stone into a particular shape
chisel something into/from/in etc something
Martin chiselled a hole in the door for the new lock.

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