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Definition of "come-along" []

  • A gripping device, as for stretching wire, etc., consisting of two jaws so attached to a ring that they are closed by pulling on the ring. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "come-along" in a sentence
  • "No sense burning the extra gas in the summer in order to haul what's in my vehicle now: snacks and water, extra set of pak boots and heavy socks, insulated overalls, snow-shovel, salt, come-along, chain, CLEVIS (everyone forgets the clevis!), old set of used lifting straps to protect trees I winch from ..."
  • "To this I'd add my Savage24 combo gun, my dear old Jeep Wrangler, The Lehman's 4 ton cast iron framed come-along plus any hammer, axe or knife manufactured by Estwing. (oh and the Leatherman Wave too ...)."
  • "We rode here in Ky. looking for elk when I rolled my rig over a cliff, took two winches and a come-along to get it back upon road."
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