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

 trow·el /ˈtraʊ(ə)l/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trow·el n.
 1. A mason's tool, used in spreading and dressing mortar, and breaking bricks to shape them.
 2. A gardener's tool, somewhat like a scoop, used in taking up plants, stirring the earth, etc.
 3. Founding A tool used for smoothing a mold.
 Trowel bayonet. See Spade bayonet, under Spade.
 Fish trowel. See Fish slice, under Fish.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a small hand tool with a handle and flat metal blade; used
          for scooping or spreading plaster or similar materials
      v : use a trowel on; for light garden work or plaster work
      [also: trowelling, trowelled]