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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Wrest \Wrest\, n. 1. The act of wresting; a wrench; a violent twist; hence, distortion; perversion. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] 2. Active or moving power. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 3. A key to tune a stringed instrument of music. [1913 Webster] The minstrel . . . wore round his neck a silver chain, by which hung the wrest, or key, with which he tuned his harp. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 4. A partition in a water wheel, by which the form of the buckets is determined. [1913 Webster] Wrest pin (Piano Manuf.), one of the pins around which the ends of the wires are wound in a piano. --Knight. Wrest plank (Piano Manuf.), the part in which the wrest pins are inserted. [1913 Webster]