noun plural but singular or plural in construction

: a spring tool resembling tongs and used for shaping molten glass

called also steel jack

next in importance to the blowpipe is the pucellasF. W. Hunter
the top of the glass may be opened up with pucellasKaren Gillespie

Word History


modification of Italian procello

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“Pucellas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pucellas. Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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