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Mackay had no forceps, but he knew how to pull a tooth, and he was not the sort to be daunted by the lack of tools.

The Black-Bearded Barbarian (George Leslie Mackay)Mary Esther Miller MacGregor, AKA Marion Keith

The handles of the forceps were so long that fifty men could take hold of them at one time.

The handle of this spoon is likewise of platinum, and should fit into a piece of cork, or be held with the forceps.

The assistant now holds these forceps and thus supports the sac so the operator can see the duct clearly.

Fur Farming For ProfitHermon Basil Laymon

I take five cells, which are only partly provisioned, and empty them of their honey with a wad of cotton held in my forceps.

The Mason-beesJ. Henri Fabre

It is impossible to do good work in the cabinet without a forceps, and those made by Blake, of Philadelphia, are the very best.

In vain my forceps ransacks every nook and corner: it does not hit upon a single pupa.

The Life of the FlyJ. Henri Fabre

On cutting through the skin and platysma some small veins may be met with: they should be clamped with forceps and divided.

It was like pulling teeth to get information out of him, but Jim applied the forceps.

The Stolen SingerMartha Idell Fletcher Bellinger

Every time the nest was picked up, it would start for the fingers or forceps holding it.

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