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Toothpick

Tooth

tooth

Found in the mouth and used for biting and chewing.

Pick

To pick

To pick: To take hold of and remove something (for example a flower) from where it is growing.

 

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Pick

pick

A pick: A tool consisting of a long handle set at right angles in the middle of a curved iron or steel bar with a point at one end and a chisel at the other.

tooth + pick

Toothpick

toothpick

A short pointed piece of wood or plastic used for removing bits of food lodged between the teeth.

Example Sentence:-

"A restaurant in the UK has removed toothpicks over fears that customers might stab their mouths or dislodge fillings."