1) A kind of axe with two cutting edges, formerly used for making the mortise into which a tenon fitted.

Noted in the will of a York carpenter: 1407-8 j chipax, j framer, j blokker, j twybill, j mortas wymbyll, j bandwymbyll, j hake, ij planes, j swyer [square], et j treangill [triangle], York.

places York
dates 1407-1408

Related Content Loading...

Photo by Kreuzschnabel CC BY-SA 3.0