(British tyre iron)
A steel lever for removing tires from wheel rims.
- Handing John a tire iron he commanded, ‘Help me take off the wheels.’
- The weapon they had recovered was a solid steel crowbar the length of a tire iron, not the harmless hollow tube the widow had testified it was, and yes, it could certainly be a very lethal weapon.
- It was an odd assortment of stuff, from a tire iron and vanity mirror to fan and seat belts.
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