from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A form of passenger-elevator in which the cage is lifted by a screw.
- n. A dentists' tool, consisting of a staff having a gimlet-screw on the end to screw into the root of a tooth in order to pull it out.
- n. In surgery, a conical screw of hard rubber used to force open the jaws of maniacs or persons suffering from lockjaw.
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