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A deep socket in the blade of a tool (especially a hammer) into which the wooden handle is fitted; (originally and frequently attributive) of or designating a tool having such a fitting, especially in "adze-eye hammer".
Mid 19th century.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.