devil's pitchfork

devil's pitchfork

[′de·vəlz ′pich‚fȯrk]
(design engineering)
A tool with flexible prongs used in recovery of a bit, underreamer, cutters, or such lost during drilling.
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I have never been fond of characterizing Walmart as the Great Satan poking workers with the devil's pitchfork.
The Wicked collection features rings and bangles, shaped as a curled Devil's pitchfork, either silver- or gold-plated.
In the American folk tradition, stories about the devil are also almost always about the wicked and the unworthy getting their just deserts on the business end of the devil's pitchfork .