Pinch
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To press hard or squeeze between the ends of the fingers, between teeth or claws, or between the jaws of an instrument; to squeeze or compress, as between any two hard bodies.

2. (v. t.) o seize; to grip; to bite; -- said of animals.

3. (v. t.) To plait.

4. (v. t.) Figuratively: To cramp; to straiten; to oppress; to starve; to distress; as, to be pinched for money.

5. (v. t.) To move, as a railroad car, by prying the wheels with a pinch. See Pinch, n., 4.

6. (v. i.) To act with pressing force; to compress; to squeeze; as, the shoe pinches.

7. (v. i.) To take hold; to grip, as a dog does.

8. (v. i.) To spare; to be stingy; to be covetous.

9. (n.) A close compression, as with the ends of the fingers, or with an instrument; a nip.

10. (n.) As much as may be taken between the finger and thumb; any very small quantity; as, a pinch of snuff.

11. (n.) Pain; pang.

12. (n.) A lever having a projection at one end, acting as a fulcrum, -- used chiefly to roll heavy wheels, etc. Called also pinch bar.

Strong's Hebrew
7169. qarats -- to nip, pinch
... 7168, 7169. qarats. 7170 . to nip, pinch. Transliteration: qarats Phonetic
Spelling: (kaw-rats') Short Definition: winks. Word Origin a prim. ...
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1103. balas -- to gather figs
... gatherer. A primitive root; to pinch sycamore figs (a process necessary to ripen
them) -- gatherer. 1102, 1103. balas. 1104 . Strong's Numbers.
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Library

Sacrifice Hallows and Increases the Gift.
... If you are shrewd to have your money count the most, you will pinch a bit
somewhere and make it sixty-two fifty. For the extra amount ...
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Our Fellow.
... Yet He probably went to the full limit of what was wise. Certainly He lived a strenuous
life those three and a half years. Jesus knew the pinch of poverty. ...
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Heroic Faith
... practice. It was easy to talk about God's protection when he was safe behind
the walls of Babylon; but now the pinch had come. There ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/heroic faith.htm

To the Rev. A. Brandram
... The aid and assistance which he had been led to expect from England were withheld
in his great pinch and need, and the very persons who had taken advantage of ...
/.../borrow/letters of george borrow/to the rev a brandram 37.htm

What the Flowers Say.
... When I used to visit the sailors in their ships to talk to them about God, I used
to say to them, "Now I want one of you men to be a little pinch of salt in ...
/.../the life of duty a years plain sermons v 2/sermon lxi what the flowers.htm

Christian Graces.
... Jesus Christ. There is nothing like faith to help at a pinch; faith dissolves
doubts, as the sun drives away the mists. And that ...
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Hiring a Coachman
... The really brave boy is not the one that blusters and brags: the brave boy is usually
quiet, but, as we say, "all there" when the pinch really comes. ...
/.../chidley/fifty-two story talks to boys and girls/hiring a coachman.htm

Gold-Exchanged Lives.
... I had to pinch quite a bit, but that's nothing compared to the joy of this." And
as that is flashing swiftly through your thought, here is somebody else ...
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Laws of the Kingdom
... No doubt, the bulk of them were poor men as regards the world's goods, and
knew the pinch of actual want, and had often had to weep. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture e/laws of the kingdom.htm

Jesus' Teaching.
... man. It is surprising how little it can be made to mean when the pinch
comes, and yet a man have all actual necessities supplied. ...
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Thesaurus
Pinch (3 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) To move, as a railroad car, by prying the wheels with a pinch. See Pinch,
n., 4. ... Called also pinch bar. Multi-Version Concordance Pinch (3 Occurrences). ...
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Nip (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (vt) To catch and enclose or compress tightly between two surfaces, or points
which are brought together or closed; to pinch; to close in upon. ...
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Pin (10 Occurrences)

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Pine (28 Occurrences)

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Wring (4 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To twist and compress; to turn and strain with violence; to writhe;
to squeeze hard; to pinch; as, to wring clothes in washing. ...
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Feel (58 Occurrences)
... Luke 15:14 At last, when he had spent everything, there came a terrible famine
throughout that country, and he began to feel the pinch of want. (WEY). ...
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Terrible (90 Occurrences)
... Luke 15:14 At last, when he had spent everything, there came a terrible famine
throughout that country, and he began to feel the pinch of want. (WEY). ...
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Throughout (291 Occurrences)
... (WEB ASV NAS). Luke 15:14 At last, when he had spent everything, there came a terrible
famine throughout that country, and he began to feel the pinch of want. ...
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Rub (1 Occurrence)
... which tends to hinder or obstruct motion or progress; hindrance; obstruction, an
impediment; especially, a difficulty or obstruction hard to overcome; a pinch. ...
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Saffron (1 Occurrence)
... "We found," says Tristram, "saffron a very useful condiment in travelling cookery,
a very small pinch of it giving not only a rich yellow colour but an ...
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Concordance
Pinch (3 Occurrences)

Luke 15:14
At last, when he had spent everything, there came a terrible famine throughout that country, and he began to feel the pinch of want.
(WEY)

Leviticus 1:15
And the priest shall bring it unto the altar, and wring off its head, and burn it on the altar; and the blood thereof shall be drained out on the side of the altar;
(See JPS DBY)

Leviticus 5:8
And he shall bring them unto the priest, who shall offer that which is for the sin-offering first, and wring off its head from its neck, but shall not divide it asunder:
(See JPS DBY)

Subtopics

Pinch

Related Terms

Nip (1 Occurrence)

Pin (10 Occurrences)

Pine (28 Occurrences)

Wring (4 Occurrences)

Feel (58 Occurrences)

Terrible (90 Occurrences)

Throughout (291 Occurrences)

Rub (1 Occurrence)

Saffron (1 Occurrence)

Pressed (65 Occurrences)

Offer (403 Occurrences)

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