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grozing iron

[groh-zing] /ˈgroʊ zɪŋ/
noun
1.
(in plumbing) a hot iron for finishing soldered joints.
2.
a steel tool for cutting glass.
Origin of grozing iron
1680-1690
1680-90; part translation of Dutch gruisijzer, equivalent to gruis- (stem of gruizen to crush, derivative of gruis grit) + ijzer iron
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British Dictionary definitions for grozing iron

grozing iron

/ˈɡrəʊzɪŋ/
noun
1.
an iron for smoothing joints between lead pipes
Word Origin
C17: part translation of Dutch gruisijzer, from gruizen to crush, from gruis gravel + yzer iron
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