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v. t. - To seize by way of theft; to steal; also, to catch; to arrest. 2
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. 2
v. t. - To plait. 2
v. t. - Figuratively: To cramp; to straiten; to oppress; to starve; to distress; as, to be pinched for money. 2
v. t. - To move, as a railroad car, by prying the wheels with a pinch. See Pinch, n., 4. 2
v. i. - To act with pressing force; to compress; to squeeze; as, the shoe pinches. 2
v. i. - To take hold; to grip, as a dog does. 2
v. i. - To spare; to be niggardly; to be covetous. 2
n. - A close compression, as with the ends of the fingers, or with an instrument; a nip. 2
n. - As much as may be taken between the finger and thumb; any very small quantity; as, a pinch of snuff. 2
n. - Pian; pang. 2
n. - A lever having a projection at one end, acting as a fulcrum, -- used chiefly to roll heavy wheels, etc. Called also pinch bar. 2

The word "pinch" uses 5 letters: C H I N P.

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a -   painch   o -   chopin   phonic   y -   hypnic  

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chi   chin   chip   hi   hic   hin   hip   ich   in   inch   nip   phi   pi   pic   pin  

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