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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 chis·el /ˈʧɪzḷ/
 鑿子(vt.)(vi.)鑿,刻,雕鑿,欺騙

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 chis·el /ˈʧɪzəl/ 名詞
 (平)鑿,口鑿(昆蟲)

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chis·el n.  A tool with a cutting edge on one end of a metal blade, used in dressing, shaping, or working in timber, stone, metal, etc.; -- usually driven by a mallet or hammer.
 Cold chisel. See under Cold, a.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chis·el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chiseled or Chiselled (░); p. pr. & vb. n. Chiseling, or Chiselling.]
 1. To cut, pare, gouge, or engrave with a chisel; as, to chisel a block of marble into a statue.
 2. To cut close, as in a bargain; to cheat. [Slang]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 chisel
      n : an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
      v 1: engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud;
           "Who's chiseling on the side?" [syn: cheat]
      2: deprive somebody of something by deceit; "The con-man beat
         me out of $50"; "This salesman ripped us off!"; "we were
         cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"; "They chiseled
         me out of my money" [syn: cheat, rip off]
      3: carve with a chisel; "chisel the marble"
      [also: chiselling, chiselled]