- A torture unit composed of a metal body (usually pear-shaped) split into spoon-like segments that may be spread aside by-turning a screw.
- some sort of pear with a rough, astringent style, tough to ingest.
- A sarcasm by which one is put to silence; anything that cannot be answered.
- some sort of pear that includes a rough, astringent taste, and is swallowed with trouble, or which agreements the mucous membrane layer of the mouth.
- A sarcasm by which a person is put to silence; whatever cannot be answered.