forcing-machine love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A machine for forcing one piece over another on which it fits tightly.


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  • Attached to it were several appliances, an injecting pump, a forcing-machine, and a mechanical mincer, which, with their wheels and cranks, imparted to the place an uncanny and mysterious aspect, suggesting some kitchen of the infernal regions.

    The Fat and the Thin

  • 'MR. JOBBA produced a forcing-machine on a novel plan, for bringing joint-stock railway shares prematurely to a premium.

    Mudfog and Other Sketches


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