A tool to aid cable pulling.
To clear obstructions from (a pipe, drain, etc.) by means of a snake.
Other Word Forms of Snake
Origin of Snake
From Middle English snāke, from Old English snaca (“snake, serpent, reptile"), from Proto-Germanic *snakô (compare dialectal German Schnake (“adder"), dialectal Low German Snaak (“snake"), Swedish snok (“grass snake")), from *snakanan 'to crawl' (compare Old High German snahhan), from Proto-Indo-European *snag-, *sneg- 'to crawl; a creeping thing' (compare Sanskrit नाग (nāga, “snake")).
Middle English from Old English snaca
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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