Glossary of Medical Terms

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A pointed instrument for piercing little holes, as in leather or tree; used by shoemakers, saddlers, cabinetmakers, etc. The blade is differently shaped and pointed for various uses, as in the brad awl, saddler's awl, shoemaker's awl, etc. Origin: OE. Aul, awel, al, AS. L, awel; akin to Icel. Alr, OHG. Ala, G. Ahle, Lith. Yla, Skr. Ara. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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