can-opener

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can-opener

n
(Tools) another name for tin-opener
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can-opener

References in classic literature ?
What I'd like to know," said a can-opener, in a shrill voice, "is why the little girl came to our forest anyhow and why she intruded upon Captain Dipp--who ought to be called Dippy--and who she is, and where she came from, and where she is going, and why and wherefore and therefore and when.
I'm sorry to see, Sir Jabber," remarked the King to the can-opener, "that you have such a prying disposition.
Along with broad serrated mandibles, it also had specialized pincers - typical of modern mandibulates - that were shaped like modern can-openers.
The Irons boast genuine can-openers like Dimitri Payet (above) and can 'win to nil' at 14/5.
That would open several new cans of worms, but we can wait until Sunday before we get the can-openers out.
I'm still struggling with mastering some can-openers so squid and chorizo stew and apple terrine had me breaking out in a cold sweat.
FIDDLY, awkward can-openers could soon be a thing of the past thanks to this funky new design.
People are asked to donate tents and groundsheets, plus dry and tinned food, cereal, rice, bottled water, fruit juices, biscuits, can-openers and first-aid kits.
Labor-saving devices of every imagination have conquered us by stealth--electric can-openers, dishwashers, and microwaves.
Cayton says that while can-openers may be universal, the message coming across from the DLCC is that other gadgets should be freely available too not just in specialist centres.
In the category of small things that can make a big difference, Lynn Tipton of the Florida League of Cities noted that manual can-openers have become a scarce and very precious item because of the sudden dependence upon canned goods for food.
Kim says he went on the show to make sure that the company's core obsession with freshness--Baja Fresh restaurants have no freezers, can-openers, and use only fresh, hormone-free chicken and all-natural steak--continues to be maintained alongside their explosive growth.