The AWL is a device used to drill holes, in leather and wood. The picture above is almost self-explanatory. This is what an awl looks like.
The dictionary definitions for AWL are as follows:
1. A pointed instrument for piercing small holes in leather, wood, etc.
Masters Tip to remember AWL:
AWL, ALE & AIL
Do not confuse an AWL with ALE and AIL.
ALE: A general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast
AIL: Be ill or unwell.
Usage Examples for AWL:
1. An awl is used to drill holes into leather.
2. In case you want to poke someone for fun, an awl can be a good device to have some fun.