pipe wrench

noun
a tool having two toothed jaws, one fixed and the other free to grip pipes and other tubular objects when the tool is turned in one direction only.

Origin:
1885–90

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Example sentences
The controls were being held in the drilling position with a bungee cord and
  pipe wrench.
Place the pipe wrench on the coupling inside the barrel.
Make sure you have a crescent or pipe wrench near the gas and water valves and
  in your emergency supplies.
The socket head shall be protected from being rotated with a pipe wrench or
  similar tool.
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