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pinchcock

[pinch-kok]
noun
  1. 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

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