wrecking bar


: a small crowbar with a claw for pulling nails at one end and a slight bend for prying at the other end

Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wrecking bar was in 1924

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“Wrecking bar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wrecking%20bar. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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