a short, slender, sharp-pointed metal pin with a raised helical thread running around it and a slotted head, used to join things together by being rotated so that it pierces wood or other material and is held tightly in place.
The logs, the wood flooring, the cabinets, all of the materials down to the nails and screws which hold it together, were donated or purchased with donated funds.
a prisoner's derogatory term for a prison guard or warden.
One day the screws opened the solitary confinement cell and a brown paper bag was thrust inside.
an act of sexual intercourse.
an amount of salary or wages.
he's offered me the job with a jolly good screw
a mean or miserly person.