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ドライバー(キリ型)で底をキレイにするわ

Saw this term in a manga and can’t find a good explanation of what it is. The text says

ドライバー(キリ型)で底をキレイにするわ

(底 refers to the sole of a shoe)

However, the image seems to resemble more an awl than screwdriver. I could find some mentions that キリ can mean “cross” (from Portuguese “cruz”), however プラス seems to be a far more common term for a Philips screwdriver, so that’s probably not it.

In desperation I turned to Google Translate and it offered me “drill type screwdriver”, but while I don’t know what exactly is that, it doesn’t seem to match the picture either. So, what exactly is キリ型?

EDIT To add to the fun, on the next page the “screwdriver” gets stuck in a shoe when dropped, so is it an awl after all? It seems that “awl” can be translated as 突きぎり, is this ぎりrelated?

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キリ means gimlet. 型means "type" There are some type of screwdriver. Name is different on the shape.

I don't know much about when getting stucked

キリisn't 切り(cut)

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  • I checked on the dictionary. It is つきぎり as you said. I know キリ but I didn't know that Japanese word.(I'm Japanese.)
    – Teacandy
    Jul 3 at 2:49
  • Thank you! So it’s not a screw driver, but a screwdriver-shaped tool for drilling holes? Is it common to call such tools ドライバー? Jul 3 at 8:17
  • There are two type of キリ. One move by でんち(battery?) Another one used your hand. You can call it as スクリュードライバー or つきぎり.
    – Teacandy
    Jul 3 at 8:37
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    Yes it's screwdriver shaped to drill hole.
    – Teacandy
    Jul 3 at 8:40
  • @IgorSkochinsky The "screwdriver-shaped tool for drilling holes" is called a pin vise or hand drill
    – frog
    Jul 3 at 15:12

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