reverse keys

plural noun

Definition of reverse keys

: an arrangement of keys or wedges resembling a stonemason's plug and feather used for forcing apart two pieces previously fastened by a key or cotter

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“Reverse keys.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reverse%20keys. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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