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pincher

[ pin-cher ]
/ ˈpɪn tʃər /
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noun
a person or thing that pinches.
pinchers, (usually used with a plural verb) pincers.
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Origin of pincher

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English pynchar “stingy person”; see pinch, -er2
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