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Leather Awl



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A tool consisting of a short pointed metal blade, either curved or straight, fixed to a wooden haft. Used for piercing and marking leather and sometimes used for stitching.
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  • Parks Canada Descriptive and Visual Dictionary of Objects
Term (International)
Leather Awl
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Awl, Leather
Term (International)
Alène à cuir
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Alternative term(s)
aiguille; alène; alêne; broche; poinçon
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  • 04-00834
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