Meaning of AUGER in English

AUGER

/ ˈɔːgə(r); NAmE / noun

a tool for making holes in wood, that looks like a large corkscrew

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WORD ORIGIN

Old English nafogār , from nafu (of Germanic origin) + gār piercer . The n was lost by wrong division of a nauger ; compare with adder and apron .

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