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Laundry scrubber
This text on the laundry scrubber can only be consulted in Dutch. [MOT]
Cork screw
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Lobster tongs
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Obstetric forceps
These forceps were sometimes used during childbirth to retrieve a child. Characteristic are the stainless steel, the wide jaws and the short arms. After all, it was not allowed to exert great force on the head. The arms of many forceps were connected without a pivot so that they could easily be taken apart. The physician could then safely push one part of the forceps to the left and the other to the right of the child's head. [MOT]
Rush holder
Delhaize Frères & Cie. Le Lion. Produits supérieurs d'alimentation. Prix-courant sauf variations Mars 1912. 91me édition
Grass hook
The grass hook is used by the gardener and do-it-yourselfer to cut some grass and weeds on small areas. It is a small scythe consisting of a slightly curved sharp steel blade (approx. 30-40 cm) with a wide back and ending in a point, which is fixed at right angles to a wooden handle (approx. 10-80 cm). The scythe with short handle is used stooping with one hand; the one with a long, usually straight handle is held with both hands and used while standing. Sometimes the long stem has a slight kink about 12 inches from the tip. See also the grass whip. [MOT]
Flat pickaxe
When heavy blocks of coal are loosened, the miner cuts two vertical and one horizontal slots at the bottom with his pickaxe. The flat pickaxe is a short straight flat pick with a sharp point at both ends and a wooden or metal handle up to 180 cm long. (1) See also pickaxe. [MOT] (1) Eg. HABETS: 11.