church key


Definition of church key

: an implement with a triangular pointed head at one end for piercing the tops of cans and often with a rounded head at the other end for opening bottles

First Known Use of church key

circa 1951, in the meaning defined above

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“Church key.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 15 December 2019.

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