socket wrench

a box wrench with a socket that is an extension of the shank.

1885–90 Unabridged
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socket wrench
Also: socket set a wrench having a handle onto which socketed heads of various sizes can be fitted

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Example sentences
We can debate if a socket wrench makes a good enough hammer and drill press,
  but it really is foolish to plan that way.
Others require a special socket wrench sold for the purpose at plumbing and
  heating-supply stores.
He may have been disappointed in himself, even shaken, but outwardly he was as
  smooth and focused as a socket wrench.
Lying in the gutter were half a dozen simple tools-a socket wrench, a few
  screwdrivers, a claw hammer.
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