pincers


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pincers

A tool having two hinged jaws which can be closed tightly; used for gripping objects.
References in classic literature ?
To show the wonderful strength of the front pair of pincers, I may mention, that Captain Moresby confined one in a strong tin-box, which had held biscuits, the lid being secured with wire; but the crab turned down the edges and escaped.
And when he'd caught the Crocodile, what doos oo think he did--'cause he'd got pincers in his pocket?"
In the rainy day he builds a work-bench, or gets his tool-box set in the corner of the barn-chamber, and stored with nails, gimlet, pincers, screwdriver and chisel.
'Yes,' said Mrs Wilfer, 'the man came himself with a pair of pincers, and took it off, and took it away.
Police were called to the incident at around 3.20pm today (Sunday, August 11), which took place near the historic Hammer and Pincers pub in Liverpool Road, Widnes, believed to be the oldest pub in the area.
Steffan Sjolander got drunk and went to the royal stables where he told blonde Amy Tyrell, 28, he would mutilate her with pincers.
Drunken Swede Steffan Sjolander, 49, told Amy Tyrell he was going to cut off her nipples with a pair of pincers.
Old Ernie reckons that the reluctant Stone would only agree to do it if the poor spider's pincers were pulled out of its noggin, all of which caused a fair amount of outrage among her co-stars.
A SPIDER is an arachnid, which has a two-part body, eight legs and two pincers.
However St Dunstan spotted the cloven hooves beneath the dress, and grabbed the devil's nose with his red hot pincers, thus foiling satan's evil intentions.