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trowel

1. any of various small hand tools having a flat metal blade attached to a handle, used for scooping or spreading plaster or similar materials
2. a similar tool with a curved blade used by gardeners for lifting plants, etc.

trowel

[′trau̇l]
(design engineering)
Any of various hand tools consisting of a wide, flat or curved blade with a short wooden handle; used by gardeners, plasterers, and bricklayers.

trowel

trowel
A flat hand tool having a broad steel blade; used to apply, spread, and shape plaster or mortar or to impart a relatively smooth surface to concrete floors and other unformed concrete surfaces in the final stages of finishing operations.
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Mrs Osbourne,of Aber Pwll,Felinheli,near Bangor, is to be presented with a special garden trowel by the National Gardens Scheme in honour of the pounds 7,000 she has raised for charity by opening her garden to the public.
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Using a garden trowel and a paint brush to whisk away dirt, the students got down and dirty to unearth their finds.
If you don't want to go to the expense of buying specialist equipment, a garden trowel works just as well.
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Marking the first anniversary of Butterball, LLC, the new owner of the iconic brand of turkey, CEO Keith Shoemaker celebrated by digging a gleaming, commemorative Butterball garden trowel into a 6-foot Butterball turkey sandwich created by Firehouse Subs.
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