Whaling and sealing harpoon heads, bird and fish spear prongs, bird bunts, mattock blades, picks, adze
sockets, and sled shoes were all commonly made from whale bone (e.g., Giddings, 1952; Ford, 1959; McGhee, 1974; Yorga, 1980).
The court heard that the adze
blade was nine centimetres long and, given Anthony's injury, this meant it was buried in his skull as far as it would go, said Mr Davison.
ROCK ON In the fall of 1999, a group of five expert and five apprentice Langda adze
makers welcomed Stout into their fold.
The "goddamn adze
going One lick less" ironically comments on Addie, whose name so closely resembles "Adze
" and thus reveals not just the more obvious fraternal rage he feels for Cash but, lying beneath that rage, his anger toward Addie for deserting him.
of wackestones of the Kahula Formation in the Parnu and Ristikula sections and of the Adze
Formation in the Valga section contains about 50% clay fraction (< 2 [micro]m; mainly illite), 20--30% fine silt (2--16 [micro]m), and 20--30% medium and coarse silt (16--63 [micro]m; quartz and K-feldspar; Fig.
He needed axes and adzes
of steel in order to construct a fleet of war dugouts to fight the Windward Island Caribs who had devastated the coastline of Trinidad.
Craft specialization and adze
production on Hawai'i Island.--Journal of Field Archaeology, 28: 3/4, 239-252.
Construction of a nursing home and a home housing (72 beds) rue the adze
Component 1 yielded a total of six basalt tools: three complete adzes
, one adze
fragment and two scrapers.
He talks too of the formal beauty of an object such as a simple adze
, derived from the fact that it is supremely efficient and fit for purpose.
Figure 3: English quasi-pseudoplurals: Noun A Noun B AD ADZE
BOO BOOZE CLAW CLAUSE PAW PAUSE PRO PROSE RAY RAISE ROW ROSE RYE RISE TEA TEASE Noun A Noun B COP COPSE LAP LAPSE FLACK FLAX FLOCK PHLOX LACK LAX LINK LYNX LOCK LOX STICK STYX TACK TAX In these examples, the word in the Noun B column is pronounced just as the corresponding word in the Noun A column with the addition of either [z] (in the first group) or [s] (in the second group).
The last item is an Archaic "adze
." It is an early specimen dating between 9000-6000 B.C.