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noun 
  1. A tool consisting of a slim oblong block of metal which is flattened to a sharp edge at one end and attached to a handle at the other end. It is used mainly to remove parts of stone or wood by placing the sharp edge against the material and pounding the handle with a hammer.
verb 
  1. (intransitive) To use a chisel.
  2. (transitive) To work something with a chisel.
She chiselled a sculpture out of the block of wood.
  1. (colloquial) To cheat, to get something by cheating.
Etymology: From cisel (modern: ciseau), from
  • cisellum, from caesellum.



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