How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"screw" is from "escroue" (hole that a screw turns in), spoken in France during 1000-1400 A.D.
which was from "scrofa" (sow, threads of a screw look like the curl of a sow's tail), spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
"Screws" often have a recessed (internal) drive.
Examples of how the word is used
|Screws should be the choice when a woodworking job calls for strength|
|Take care when tightening and loosening these screws.|