noun plural but singular or plural in construction
pu·​cel·​las | \ pyəˈseləs \

Definition of pucellas

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

called also steel jack

next in importance to the blowpipe is the pucellas— F. W. Hunter the top of the glass may be opened up with pucellas— Karen Gillespie

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History and Etymology for pucellas

modification of Italian procello

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“Pucellas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pucellas. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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