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- plural of
pincers pl (plural only)
- A gripping tool, pivoted like a pair of scissors, but with blunt jaws.
- 1936, Rollo Ahmed, The Black Art, London: Long, page 107:
- Milk formed their chief diet, and this they were supposed to imbibe from the witch herself, from a third "teat" which had been made beneath the arm by a nip from the Devil's pincers.
- The front claws of crustaceans such as lobsters.