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(eine) Zange {f}Femininum (die) (zum Fassen, Greifen [Brikett-, Flach-, Rohrzange etc.]) (a pair of) tongs
Greifer {m}Maskulinum (der) (Greifzange) tongs
(eine) Zange {f}Femininum (die) [gastr.] (Gebäck-, Schnecken-, Spaghetti-, Zuckerzange) (a pair of) tongs


“You have erred, perhaps,” he observed, taking up a glowing cinder with the tongs and lighting with it the long cherry-wood pipe which was wont to replace his clay when he was in a disputatious rather than a meditative mood—“you have erred perhaps in attempting to put colour and life into each of your statements instead of confining yourself to the task of placing upon record that severe reasoning from cause to effect which is really the only notable feature about the thing.”
[Cecily looks angrily at her, takes up the tongs and puts four lumps of sugar into the cup.]
“All dention,” said Fleece, again stooping over upon his tongs in the desired position.
Take it, I say”—holding the tongs towards him—“take it, and taste it.”
“Up dere,” said Fleece, holding his tongs straight over his head, and keeping it there very solemnly.
and now look yourself, and see where your tongs are pointing.
“Odds bobs, hammer and tongs I’m burning.”
Soon as he bade them blow, the bellows turn'd Their iron mouths; and where the furnace burn'd, Resounding breathed: at once the blast expires, And twenty forges catch at once the fires; Just as the god directs, now loud, now low, They raise a tempest, or they gently blow; In hissing flames huge silver bars are roll'd, And stubborn brass, and tin, and solid gold; Before, deep fix'd, the eternal anvils stand; The ponderous hammer loads his better hand, His left with tongs turns the vex'd metal round, And thick, strong strokes, the doubling vaults rebound.
Marius heard a sound of charcoal being knocked with the tongs or some iron utensil, and Jondrette continued:— “Have you greased the hinges of the door so that they will not squeak?”
My furniture, part of which I made myself—and the rest cost me nothing of which I have not rendered an account—consisted of a bed, a table, a desk, three chairs, a looking-glass three inches in diameter, a pair of tongs and andirons, a kettle, a skillet, and a frying-pan, a dipper, a wash-bowl, two knives and forks, three plates, one cup, one spoon, a jug for oil, a jug for molasses, and a japanned lamp.

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