Part of speech: noun

An instrument of two jaws closed together by a screw or the like. Vice.

Part of speech: noun

An official indorsement, as on a passport, certifying that it has been inspected and found correct.

Part of speech: verb


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Usage examples "vise":

  1. His fists shot out together, only to be caught in a vise that broke his arms in two at the elbows, and forced them back against his throat. - "Nan of Music Mountain", Frank H. Spearman.
  2. The tailor was quick and stood on his head, stuck his legs out of the window, and cried, Dost thou see the vise? - "Household Tales by Brothers Grimm", Grimm Brothers.
  3. But the arms have their hinges in the heart and mine was tight locked like a vise. - "St. Cuthbert's", Robert E. Knowles.