prying tool


prying tool
   A tool which can be used to forcibly open a locked door/cover by applying leverage to the door/cover at one of its edges.

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  • flagging iron — noun Etymology: flagging from gerund of flag (II) : a prying tool with a double hooked head used in caulking barrels with flags or for removing barrelheads …   Useful english dictionary

  • Halligan bar — A Halligan bar (also called a Halligan tool) is a special tool commonly used in the fire and rescue service. It was designed by and named after Hugh Halligan, a First Deputy Fire Chief in the New York City Fire Department, in 1948, based upon the …   Wikipedia

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