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chisel

 
Noun chisel has 1 sense
  1. chisel - an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
    --1 is a kind of
    edge tool
    --1 has particulars:
     burin; cold chisel, set chisel; drove, drove chisel; firmer chisel; ripping chisel; wood chisel
    Derived form: verb chisel3
Verb chisel has 3 senses
  1. cheat, chisel - engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?"
    --1 is one way to deceive, lead on, delude, cozen
    Derived forms: noun chiseler1, noun chiseller1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  2. cheat, rip off, chisel - deprive somebody of something by deceit; "The con-man beat me out of $50"; "This salesman ripped us off!"; "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"; "They chiseled me out of my money"
    --2 is one way to victimize, victimise
    Derived forms: noun chiseler1, noun chiseller1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody of something
  3. chisel - carve with a chisel; "chisel the marble"
    --3 is one way to
    carve, cut up
    Derived form: noun chisel1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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