*מְכַוֵּון m. (כּוּן) a straightening device, vise. Pesik. Zutr., Haăz. (p. 111 ed. Bub.) נתנו במ׳ ולא וכ׳ he placed it (the crooked wood) in a vise, and it was not straightened; (Sifré Deut. 308; Yalk. Deut. 942; Yalk. Ez. 362, corrupt versions); cmp. מַכְבֵּשׁ.