This is affected by applying a heavy coat of plaster on the wall and moving your trowel in a semi-circular motion across the wall, leaving irregular half-moon shapes.
"He must first receive the trowel," whispered one of the brothers.
BEAVER,' the largest European aquatic representative of the mammalian order Rodentia, easily recognized by its large trowel-like, scaly tail, which is expanded in the horizontal direction.
Valuable varieties are planted at about the same depth, with a trowel, a little sand being placed around them.
For moving small plants the garden trowel is a very convenient tool, but we are inclined to give the preference to the hand-fork.
This silence was broken by one of the brethren, who led Pierre up to the rug and began reading to him from a manuscript book an explanation of all the figures on it: the sun, the moon, a hammer, a plumb line, a trowel, a rough stone and a squared stone, a pillar, three windows, and so on.
Its supposed use as a trowel by the beaver is, however, not supported by the actual facts of the case.
He was then dressed like a mason with hod and trowel, and so conveyed over the frontier.
My bricks, being second-hand ones, required to be cleaned with a trowel, so that I learned more than usual of the qualities of bricks and trowels.
He also edited a monthly magazine, The Sword and Trowel; an elaborate exposition of the Psalms, in seven volumes, called The Treasury of David (1870-1885); and a book of sayings called John Ploughman's Talks; or, Plain Advice for Plain People (1869), a kind of religious Poor Richard.