Definition of church key in English:

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church key

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃəːtʃ kiː/


North American
A small metal device with a triangular point at one end for punching holes in cans and a rounded edge at the other end for removing bottle caps.
Example sentences
  • So like the ubiquitous beer can opener (aka: church key) of old, looks like screw drivers and such might soon be headed for some dusty shelf in the Smithsonian.
  • I have one of the tiny squeeze button lights on my chain along with an ever necessary church key.
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