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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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I was holding my garden trowel and I think they both knew I wasn't going to give uo up my flowers without one hell of a fight.
Put in about six 9-ounce cups of clean water and mix it in with a garden trowel or similar tool.
Made from strong die-cast, powder-coated aluminium, this delightful floral garden trowel comes with a two-year guarantee.
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.
You'll have read colleague Caven's full review at the time, so suffice it for me to say that the ZR 160 makes all the right noises, goes like excrement off a chromed garden trowel and is a wizard wheeze to drive.
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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.
Once dressed appropriately, a garden trowel, hoe and rake are necessary tools to use for soil preparation before planting.
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