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plumber's helper

noun
1.
plunger (def 3).
Also called plumber's friend.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55, Americanism
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  • It occurred to him that perhaps the nuclear plant's maintenance staff could replace their plumber's helper with chopsticks.
  • While attempting a rescue the plumber's helper and two volunteer firefighters were also overcome and hospitalized.

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