wad hook

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wad hook (plural wad hooks)

  1. two spiral blades arranged something like a corkscrew and fastened to a ramrod for extracting spherical objects from the bottom of a bore-hole, particularly a bullet from the barrel of a firearm
    Synonyms: spiral worm, gun worm, packing worm, wad coil, cleaning rod