crowbar


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Synonyms for crowbar

a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge

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I remember a long gallery of rusting stands of arms, and how I hesitated between my crowbar and a hatchet or a sword.
Sikes proceeded to drink brandy at a furious rate, and to flourish the crowbar in an alarming manner; yelling forth, at the same time, most unmusical snatches of song, mingled with wild execrations.
Mikolka stood on one side and began dealing random blows with the crowbar.
The carpenter had stolen upon him from behind, and, summoning all his strength, was aiming with a crowbar a blow at the back of his skull.
Fancy a man who would guard his own life with the in flexibility of a pitiless and immovable fate, being brought to lament that once a crowbar had missed his skull
It was during a misunderstanding conducted with crowbars with a fellow we used to call Hercules.
The crew had been able to muster but six firearms, so most of them were armed with boat hooks, axes, hatchets and crowbars.
They had to be moved by men with crowbars, and the boss here could use another man.
No answer being returned to this repeated summons, and the detachment who had been sent away, coming back with an accession of pickaxes, spades, and hoes, they,--together with those who had such arms already, or carried (as many did) axes, poles, and crowbars,-- struggled into the foremost rank, ready to beset the doors and windows.
Five or six of the provost's men armed themselves with picks and crowbars, and Tristan betook himself, in company with them, towards the window.
When the mother heard the picks and crowbars mining her fortress, she uttered a terrible cry; then she began to stride about her cell with frightful swiftness, a wild beasts' habit which her cage had imparted to her.
Crowbar threat by burglars NEIGHBOURS were threatened with a crowbar as burglars stole cash from a house in Anglesey.
A TEENAGER has been left with serious injuries after being hit in the head with a crowbar by a gang of thugs in the street.
AN angry man launched a violent attack with a crowbar on his former wife's home.
BURGLARS using a crowbar forced their way into a Huddersfield care home and stole a safe before demanding mobile phones from staff.