spoon bit

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dowel bit, spoon bit

A boring tool, the barrel of which is a half cylinder terminating in a conoidal cutting edge or radial point; used with a brace.
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Nobody rides Goodwood better than Hughes, whose faith in Toronado has been consistent, even after that lacklustre Guineas display, since when he was fitted with a special spoon bit as connections suspected he had displaced his palate.
Peter Hedger, who came back on to the training scene with owner and backer John Whelan's support last winter, put the return to form down to a change to a spoon bit on the hard-pulling former Sir Mark Prescott-trained inmate.
"We tried him in a new spoon bit today and he was just edging right as he got tired."