Citations:froe

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English citations of froe

  • 1964 - Sloane, Eric, A Museum of Early American Tools, Ballantine Books, New York, ISBN 0-345-32611-3, page 30
To split shingles, laths, staves, and clapboards, a knife-type wedge called a froe or frow ... was struck with a short maul known as a froe-club.
  • 1965 - Sloane, Eric, Diary of an Early American Boy, Ballantine Books, New York, ISBN 0-345-32100-6, page 33
Shingles were "rived" with a "FROW".