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.
His rack had grown wider, taller, and heavier, and the split on his right G3 was now much deeper and looked like a devil's pitchfork.
The cartoon depicts a child being stabbed in the head by a Jewish religious figure with a devil's pitchfork while some unseen figure is cutting off a toe with a mother carrying what appears to be a religious book dripping in blood.
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 .
When human beings steal the devil's pitchfork, they don't destroy it.
Check your child's fancy dress costume for any sharp edges, especially toy swords, knives and devil's pitchforks.