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noun 
  1. A wrench with a smooth adjustable jaw to grip different sizes of nuts.
  2. (idiom) A problem, obstacle or dilemma; something unexpected or troublesome.
Having a baby will add a to her routines.
Translations: 
  • Spanish: llave inglesa
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, a problem)
  • Dutch: probleem
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom)
Etymology: Named for w:Charles Moncky, Charles Moncky who invented this wrench in 1858.


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