Much of the content was chit-chatty girl talk about longing for manicures, pedicures, a pair of tweezers and “underwear that fit.”
It has other things in it, a hook for taking stones from a horse's hoof, a pair of tweezers for removing hairs.
Now, Dean, I must come to you for another of your surgical instruments—the tweezers.
The splendid creature grips my fingers, grips my tweezers and insists on getting up the moment that I lay it on its back.
Bobby procured his tweezers and began to set up his own name.
He killed the snake with the kitti (tweezers) and knife which he had with him, and told the girl to go with him to his house.
Ah, now I see it; I can get it out, but I must take my tweezers to it.
The very ghost of his wife's tweezers would snuff out thy small courage.
They were so small that you had to use a pair of tweezers in handling them.
Some of the longest hairs might also be removed with the tweezers.
1650s, extended from tweezes, plural of tweeze "case for tweezers" (1620s), a shortening of etweese, considered as plural of etwee (1610s) "a small case," from French étui "small case" (see etui). Sense transferred from the case to the implement inside it.