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winkle entry 1 + picker; from the notion that the point is sharp enough to be used for picking winkles out of their shells
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“Winklepicker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/winklepicker. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.
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