What does the word Tweezers mean?

Usage examples for Tweezers

  1. The collector should provide himself with a pointed stick and collecting tweezers, and must manage to pick up the specimens as best he can. – Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects by C. V. Riley
  2. If I seize one of its legs or a point of the skin with the tweezers, it suddenly shrivels and curls up and swells out again, as it does when in complete possession of its energies. – More Hunting Wasps by J. Henri Fabre