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pinchcock

[ pinch-kok ]
/ ˈpɪntʃˌkɒk /
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noun
a clamp for compressing a flexible pipe, as a rubber tube, in order to regulate or stop the flow of a fluid.
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Origin of pinchcock

First recorded in 1870–75; pinch + cock1
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British Dictionary definitions for pinchcock

pinchcock
/ (ˈpɪntʃˌkɒk) /

noun
a clamp used to compress a flexible tube to control the flow of fluid through it
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