Meaning of awl

awl

Pronunciation: (ôl), [key]
— n.
  1. a pointed instrument for piercing small holes in leather, wood, etc.

A.W.L.

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. absent with leave.
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  • awl (Thesaurus)