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 for Punch pliers
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Punch \Punch\, n. [Abbrev. fr. puncheon.]
     1. A tool, usually of steel, variously shaped at one end for
        different uses, and either solid, for stamping or for
        perforating holes in metallic plates and other substances,
        or hollow and sharpedged, for cutting out blanks, as for
        buttons, steel pens, jewelry, and the like; a die.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Pile Driving) An extension piece applied to the top of a
        pile; a dolly.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. A prop, as for the roof of a mine.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Bell punch. See under Bell.
  
     Belt punch (Mach.), a punch, or punch pliers, for making
        holes for lacings in the ends of driving belts.
  
     Punch press. See Punching machine, under Punch, v. i.
        
  
     Punch pliers, pliers having a tubular, sharp-edged steel
        punch attached to one of the jaws, for perforating
        leather, paper, and the like.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  punch pliers
      n 1: punch consisting of pliers for perforating paper or leather

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