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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A holder for the dies used in cutting screw-threads.
  • n. A small steel plate containing dies by which screws of various sizes may be formed. See cut under screw-stock.
  • n. A tool for cutting external screw-threads upon wire, small rods, or pipes. See die-stock, and cut under screw-stock.

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