pinch bar

noun

: a bar similar in form and use to a crowbar and sometimes having an end adapted for pulling spikes or inserting under a heavy wheel that is to be rolled

Word History

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pinch bar was in 1837

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Cite this Entry

“Pinch bar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pinch%20bar. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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