Origin of can opener
Examples from the Web for can-opener
He then said that he would swim home for his tools, as he had forgotten the can-opener.
You couldn't open the boys' faces fer news of the forest with a can-opener.The Man in the Twilight|Ridgwell Cullum
But what's the use of wishing for luxuries, when we haven't even a can-opener—Dinky-Dunk says he's used a hatchet for over a year!The Prairie Wife|Arthur Stringer
I use a can-opener now, but that will only do for small boxes.Peggy|Laura E. Richards
But duralumin, probably, a very light, strong alloy; and what I have here is a hunting knife with a can-opener on one end!Astounding Stories, July, 1931|Various