Definition of Pinchers

1. n. pl. An instrument having two handles and two grasping jaws working on a pivot; -- used for griping things to be held fast, drawing nails, etc.



Definition of Pinchers

1. Noun. (plural of pincher) ¹

2. Noun. (alternative form of pincers) ¹

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Definition of Pinchers

1. pincher [n] - See also: pincher

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinchers

pinch runner
pinchable
pinchbeck
pinchbecks
pinchbug
pinchbugs
pinchcock
pinchcocks
pinche
pincheck
pinchecks
pinched
pinched look
pinchem
pincher
pinchers (current term)
pinches
pinches of salt
pinchfist
pinchfists
pinchgut
pinchguts
pinchily
pinching
pinching pennies
pinchingly
pinchings
pinchite
pinchlike
pinchpennies

Literary usage of Pinchers

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1. Western Live-stock Management by Ermine Lawrence Potter, Carl N. Kennedy, George Roy Samson, Oran Milton Nelson (1917)
"The instruments used in docking are a sharp pocket- knife, docking chisel, or docking pinchers. The knife needs no explanation. ..."

2. Age of the Domestic Animals: Being a Complete Treatise on the Dentition of by Rush Shippen Huidekoper (1891)
"At nine and ten years this concavity extends to the intermediate teeth, the table of the pinchers is almost square, and the dental star of the pinchers and ..."

3. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1894)
"A WARNING TO pinchers. A dignitary of the Church was dining out. Of the two ladies between whom he was seated, the one on his right-hand side was an ..."

4. Living Creatures of Water, Land and Air: For the Fourth Reader Grade by John Monteith (1888)
"LIVING pinchers. IN most parts of the country, boys need no introduction to crawfish; and in the large city, or near the sea-coast, any one may at times see ..."

5. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel, Johann Gottfried Flügel (1861)
"... linen pinchers; — }CUg, n. linen. Arch, fillet, listel, reglet; plinth; 2. Ooth. &c., selvage, vid. ..."

6. A New Dictionary of the Italian and English Languages Based Upon that of by Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti, John Davenport, Guglielmo Comelati (1873)
"Sfc. V. to pinch, tutti i sensi ; 2. pinchers, apple, ananás, m. — clad, — crowned, co- (legno) : 3. (t. di Bot.) ananas, m. — pe'rlo, adói-по di pint. ..."

7. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Workedited by Thomas Edward Finegan edited by Thomas Edward Finegan (1922)
"... claws or pinchers. The eyes are compound, with hexagonal facets, and are pedunculated, elongated and movable. Like most individuals of the class, ..."

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