Usage examples for trowel

  1. Planting Bulbs For planting bulbs choose a day when the earth is dry, and make your holes with a trowel – What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  2. This labor is quickly performed by throwing a handful or two of earth on the tips with a trowel – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe
  3. There was no one whose ears could be more severely offended by the music of the carpenter's box and the mason's trowel than Hawthorne, and he knew not whether to fly his home or remain in it. – The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns