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bevel
used in The Grapes of Wrath

2 uses
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Definition
two surfaces meeting at an angle (that isn't 90 degrees)

See this Google Images link for beveled edge to see samples.
  • He trimmed and beveled the edge of the blue patch.
    Chapter 26 (24% in)
  • Timothy followed behind Wilkie, and Timothy's shovel beveled the bottom of the ditch and smoothed it ready for the pipe.
    Chapter 22 (30% in)

There are no more uses of "bevel" in The Grapes of Wrath.

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