Definition of 'pincers'
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He attacked me from behind again, this time with his pincers. GOODBYE CURATE (2001)Often the Stilken will have great hooks or pincers in the place of forearms, which it uses with facility to seize its prey. LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)Mason had turned back to face the man who stood, straight and still, in the doorway, the folder clasped in the pincers of his claws. NO BODY (2001)
Her body began to shake as if her soul were being shredded by white-hot pincers. THE HUNDREDTH MAN (2001)
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Used Occasionally. pincers is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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