from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A can or bottle opener having a usually triangular head.
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- noun A
can openerhaving a triangulartip that pierces the can.
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- noun can opener that has a triangular pointed end that pierces the tops of cans
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From the resemblance of the cap-gripping end of some bottle openers to the ornamental handles of large keys, such as those used to lock church doors.]
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