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blading off

[from the cutting blade] phr. smoothing down limestone to make a road: 1976 Thousands of miles of roads have been made by "blading off" the rough surface of the limestone (Evans 36). (Eleu., Mayag.)

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Last update: 2010-09-06 02:57
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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