She put back into her overalls and wielded a monkey-wrench in the engine-room.
When I told her about the monkey-wrench and the lemon pie, she was just as much puzzled as I was.
"I'll get a monkey-wrench, my friend; you rattle," Brent chuckled.
Words failing him, he fell to belaboring me with a hammer and monkey-wrench.
With him he carried the monkey-wrench and short iron bar and a few spare feet of rope.
And there should be an ironclad rule, never use a monkey-wrench for a hammer.
Along the braces lay the monkey-wrench, hammer, nails, and delectable boxes of fascinating axle grease.
This was rather like chucking a monkey-wrench into the cerebration machinery of the Paris experts.
Only minutes had gone by since the blows from the monkey-wrench.
The body was so tight that I had to use a monkey-wrench to button it, and then I couldn't breathe without unbuttoning one button.
Promoting preservation of the environment by sabotage
[1975+; fr Edward Abbey's novel The Monkey-Wrench Gang; ultimately fr throw a monkey wrench into the machinery]