As nouns the difference between adze and pickaxe
is that adze
is father while pickaxe
is a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle; one end of the head is pointed, the other has a chisel edge.
As a verb pickaxe is
to use a pickaxe.
* adz (US)
A cutting tool that has a curved blade set at a right angle to the handle and is used in shaping wood.
* 1719 , :
- ...if I wanted a board, I had no other way but to cut down a tree, set it on an edge before me, and hew it flat on either side with my axe, till I brought it to be thin as a plank, and then dub it smooth with my adze .
* adze-eye hammer
To shape a material using an adze.
A heavy iron tool with a wooden handle; one end of the head is pointed, the other has a chisel edge.
To use a pickaxe.