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tin-opener

noun
1.
a small tool for opening tins
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • He investigated his money-box, removing the top with a tin-opener.

    Jeremy Hugh Walpole
  • For Alan, a new kind of tin-opener that the dear boy would like enormously; he was so nice and practical.

    The Freelands John Galsworthy
  • And once before my eyes his ready lips sucked the condensed-milk off our tin-opener before plunging it into a tin of potted meat.

  • While speaking to Hal the steward had been plying a tin-opener, and at this moment turned out a big tongue on to a plate.

  • Brawn of course is cheaper, but then if you have brawn you want a tin-opener.

    Priscilla's Spies George A. Birmingham

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