pincer

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pincer

[′pin·sər]
(invertebrate zoology)
A grasping apparatus, as on the anterior legs of a lobster, consisting of two hinged jaws.
References in classic literature ?
Yes,' said Mrs Wilfer, 'the man came himself with a pair of pincers, and took it off, and took it away.
He had a pair of pincers and he was moving them towards me.
Drunken Swede Steffan Sjolander, 49, told Amy Tyrell he was going to cut off her nipples with a pair of pincers.