drift plug

noun

Definition of drift plug

: a hardwood plug that is conical or has rounded ends to be driven into or through a lead pipe to flare it or to straighten a buckle

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drift entry 1 + plug

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“Drift plug.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drift%20plug. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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