Pronunciation: (hik'ē), [key]
pl. -eys.

1. Slang.
a. a pimple.
b. a reddish mark left on the skin by a passionate kiss.
2. any device or gadget whose name is not known or is momentarily forgotten.
3. Elect.a fitting used to mount a lighting fixture in an outlet box or on a pipe or stud.
4. a tool used to bend tubes and pipes. Also,hick'ie.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

hickhick-joint pointing
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