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hand screw

noun
1.
a screw that can be tightened by the fingers, without the aid of a tool.
2.
Also called hand-screw clamp. Carpentry. a clamp having two wooden jaws that are adjusted by two long screws.
Origin of hand screw
1755-1765
First recorded in 1755-65
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