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verb [transitive] British English pronunciation: chisel /ˈtʃɪz(ə)l/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theychisel
he/she/itchisels
present participlechiselling
past tensechiselled
past participlechiselled

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  1. 1
    to cut wood or stone with a chisel

    a statue chiselled from marble

    chisel something into/from/in something:

    An epitaph had been chiselled into the stone.

  2. 2
    mainly American informal to get something from someone by tricking them

    He makes his money by chiselling unsuspecting elderly people.

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