Allen screw

noun
Al·​len screw | \ ˈa-lən- How to pronounce Allen screw (audio) \

Definition of Allen screw

hardware
: a screw with a hexagonal socket in its head that is designed to be used with an Allen wrench

First Known Use of Allen screw

1917, in the meaning defined above

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“Allen screw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Allen%20screw. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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