Meaning of AUGER in English

AUGER

[ 'ɔ:gə ]

■ noun a tool resembling a large corkscrew, for boring holes.

Origin

OE nafogār , from nafu (see nave 2 ) + gār 'piercer'; the n was lost by wrong division of a n~ .

Usage

See usage at augur .

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