monkey-wrench


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Noun1.monkey-wrench - adjustable wrench that has one fixed and one adjustable jawmonkey-wrench - adjustable wrench that has one fixed and one adjustable jaw
adjustable spanner, adjustable wrench - an adjustable tool for gripping hexagonal nuts, with an adjustings crew in the head of the implement
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He went below with a monkey-wrench, unscrewed the nut, and let the hook drop off.
A DISGRACED police motorcyclist who hit a schoolboy on the head with a heavy duty monkey-wrench in a row over a chair was yesterday ordered to do work in the community.
The schoolboy claimed he picked up a 1ft long monkey-wrench and 'tapped' Jones on the leg with it.