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grab

Tools a mechanical device for gripping objects, esp the hinged jaws of a mechanical excavator
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grab

[grab]
(engineering)
An instrument for extricating broken boring tools from a borehole.
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References in classic literature ?
He offered large discount--he offered a check(Drawn "to bearer") for seven-pounds-ten: But the Bandersnatch merely extended its neck And grabbed at the Banker again.
The Wizard got out his sword at once, and Zeb grabbed the horse-whip.
With these words, he grabbed the log with both hands and started to knock it about unmercifully.