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See also: wingnut and wing nut



wing-nut (plural wing-nuts)

  1. Alternative form of wing nut
    • 1995, Spin Off, Volumes 19-21
      I removed the front maiden, tossed out the evil wood screw, and equipped the maiden with a special bit of hardware which has a wood screw on one end and is threaded for a wing-nut on the other end.