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a short steel crowbar used, esp by burglars, for forcing doors and windows
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
A steel bar, one end of which is flattened; sometimes slightly bent; used for heavy prying, and as a lever for moving heavy objects.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.