Bitstock Bit"stock`, n. A stock or handle for holding and rotating a bit; a brace. [1913 Webster]

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  • bitstock — [bit′stäk΄] n. a handle for turning bits; brace …   English World dictionary

  • bitstock — noun Date: 1869 brace 3 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bitstock — /bit stok /, n. Mach., Carpentry. brace (def. 3). [1880 85; BIT1 + STOCK] * * * …   Universalium

  • bitstock — noun brace (used to secure a drilling bit) …   Wiktionary

  • bitstock — bit·stock …   English syllables

  • bitstock — bit•stock [[t]ˈbɪtˌstɒk[/t]] n. bui mac brace 3) • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • bitstock — /ˈbɪtstɒk/ (say bitstok) noun Machinery → brace (def. 3) …   Australian English dictionary

  • bitstock — noun a carpenter s tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring • Syn: ↑brace • Hypernyms: ↑stock • Part Holonyms: ↑brace and bit * * * /bit stok /, n. Mach., Carpentry. brace (def. 3). [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bit — Bit, n. [OE. bite, AS. bita, fr. b[=i]tan to bite; akin to D. beet, G. bissen bit, morsel, Icel. biti. See {Bite}, v., and cf. {Bit} part of a bridle.] 1. A part of anything, such as may be bitten off or taken into the mouth; a morsel; a bite.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bit stock — Stock Stock (st[o^]k), n. [AS. stocc a stock, trunk, stick; akin to D. stok, G. stock, OHG. stoc, Icel. stokkr, Sw. stock, Dan. stok, and AS. stycce a piece; cf. Skr. tuj to urge, thrust. Cf. {Stokker}, {Stucco}, and {Tuck} a rapier.] 1. The stem …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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