2 a small opening or crevice (especially in a rock face or wall)
- Rhymes: -æni
- A small, narrow opening, fissure, crevice, or chink, as in a wall, or other substance.
- A tool for forming the necks of bottles, etc.
A tool for forming the necks of bottles, etc.
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