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.
The PortaPaint bucket contains magnets in the walls of the pail, a can-opener and a masking tape holder.
On the second night there was a huge crash off a wave and a bang, and the backstay opened-up the transom like can-opener.
The economist says,"Let's assume that we have a can-opener .
Could be wrong, but I'd wager a can-opener may have been involved, and they didn't offer parmesan or even black pepper.
The best gadget Bond can expect in the next film is an electric can-opener.
The Internet is a can-opener like no other - and the worms have already spewed free of their can.
ZENA SAYS: The office favourite has to be the Kenwood CO606 electric can-opener, pounds 14.
Now that even Delia includes tinned mince in her recipes, presumably using the provided ring pull rather than a can-opener to unseal the container, it was only a matter of time before even cooking from fresh was given the fast food treatment.
He has described himself as "a town crier, can-opener and flag waver for poetry" and puts himself about as much as possible in an attempt to make poetry relevant to everyone.