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adze

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — Maritime History.

[Ar]

A woodworking tool which has its working edge perpendicular to the long axis of the haft. It therefore contrasts with an axe, the working edge of which is parallel with the...

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adze

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 83 words.

adze (US adz) • Everglades • Palisades • Leeds • proceeds • Perseids • Geminids • besides,

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adze

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 83 words.

adze (US adz) • Everglades • Palisades • Leeds • proceeds • Perseids • Geminids • besides,

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adze

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 25 words.

tool for cutting away the surface of wood. OE. adesa, ME. adese, later adys, etc.; adz(e) dates

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adze

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — Maritime History.

[Ar]

A woodworking tool which has its working edge perpendicular to the long axis of the haft. It therefore contrasts with an axe, the working edge of which is parallel with the...

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adze

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 23 words.

A carpenter's tool used for shaping wood. It has an axe-like head, long handle, and a thin blade perpendicular to

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adze

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 59 words.

[Ar]

A woodworking tool which has its working edge perpendicular to the long axis of the haft. It therefore contrasts

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adze

Edited by I. C. B. Dear and Peter Kemp.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 78 words.

in old books on the art of shipbuilding, the principal tool of the old-time shipbuilder in the days of

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adze

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 12 words.

noun historical an early Māori stone (especially greenstone) tool. [specific use]

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Nyikang Throws an Adze at the Sun

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

(Shilluk/Sudan)

Shilluk kings are descended from Nyikang (Nyakang), the leader of the Shilluk during their heroic age, the mythic ancestor who led them into their present homeland,...

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ADZE: a rarefaction approach for counting alleles private to combinations of populations

Zachary A. Szpiech, Mattias Jakobsson and Noah A. Rosenberg.

in Bioinformatics

November 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. 5172 words.

Motivation: Analysis of the distribution of alleles across populations is a useful tool for examining population diversity and relationships. However, sample sizes often differ...

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shoe-last adze

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

[Ar]

Long thin chisel‐shaped ground‐stone tool with a D‐shaped cross‐section. Common in LBK assemblages of central Europe during the early Neolithic where they were probably used...

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shoe‐last adze

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 33 words.

[Ar]

Long thin chisel‐shaped ground‐stone tool with a D‐shaped cross‐section. Common in LBK assemblages of central Europe during the early

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Nyikang Throws an Adze at the Sun (Shilluk/Sudan)

Harold Scheub.

in A Dictionary of African Mythology

January 2000; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 728 words.

Shilluk kings are descended from Nyikang (Nyakang), the leader of the Shilluk during their heroic age, the mythic ancestor who

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outwards

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 83 words.

adze (US adz) • Everglades • Palisades • Leeds • proceeds • Perseids • Geminids • besides,

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Mods

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 83 words.

adze (US adz) • Everglades • Palisades • Leeds • proceeds • Perseids • Geminids • besides,

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Richards

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 83 words.

adze (US adz) • Everglades • Palisades • Leeds • proceeds • Perseids • Geminids • besides,

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Lloyd's

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 83 words.

adze (US adz) • Everglades • Palisades • Leeds • proceeds • Perseids • Geminids • besides,

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Sands

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 83 words.

adze (US adz) • Everglades • Palisades • Leeds • proceeds • Perseids • Geminids • besides,

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downwards

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 83 words.

adze (US adz) • Everglades • Palisades • Leeds • proceeds • Perseids • Geminids • besides,

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Fields

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 83 words.

adze (US adz) • Everglades • Palisades • Leeds • proceeds • Perseids • Geminids • besides,

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