Definition of Dog wrench

1. Noun. A wrench with a handle shaped like a crank.

Generic synonyms: Spanner, Wrench

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Literary usage of Dog wrench

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1. Standard Practical Plumbing: Being a Complete Encyclopædia for Practical by Philip John Davies (1896)
"Pump Screw dog wrench. It often happens that a sink or something is fixed ... When such is the case, you will require a pump screw dog-wrench ; this tool is ..."

2. Henley's Encyclopædia of Practical Engineering and Allied Trades: A by Joseph Gregory Horner (1906)
"The lathe carrier which grips work between centres and is rotated by the carrier is a dog. A dog tail trowel is one with a curved handle. A dog wrench is a ..."

3. Lockwood's Dictionary of Terms Used in the Practice of Mechanical by Joseph Gregory Horner (1892)
"dog wrench.—A form of spanner whose handle ia turned around similarly to a winch handle. Dolly.—A tool used by boiler-makers for holding under the heads of ..."

4. Catalogs of Supplies for Railroads, Steamships, Machines, Mills, and Mines by Duyckinck firm (1877)
"STEEL dog wrench. . 857. Fitting Screw Heads from Jj to % inch square, for both I'ORS and Too] Post, finished and hardened Fig. 861. STEF.T. CLAMP. ..."

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