One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a set of garden tools’
implement, instrument, utensil, device, apparatus, gadget, appliance, machine, contrivance, contraption, mechanism, aid
informal gimmick, gizmo
hardware, equipment, gear, kit, tackle, paraphernalia
2‘the beautiful Estella is Miss Havisham's tool’
dupe, puppet, pawn, minion, lackey, flunkey, instrument, henchman, creature, cat's paw
informal stooge, sucker, poodle
1‘the book's spine was of red leather, tooled in gold’
ornament, embellish, decorate, work, shape, cut, chase, dress, fashion
2‘they tooled around town in their souped up cars’
drive, bowl, ride, motor, travel
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