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Stillson wrench

[stil-suh n] /ˈstɪl sən/
noun, Trademark.
1.
a monkey wrench with a pivoted, adjustable jaw that grips pipes, bars, etc., more tightly when pressure is exerted on the handle.
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Stillson wrench

/ˈstɪlsən/
noun
1.
trademark a large wrench having adjustable jaws that tighten as the pressure on the handle is increased
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