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grozing iron

[groh-zing]
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noun
  1. (in plumbing) a hot iron for finishing soldered joints.
  2. a steel tool for cutting glass.

Origin of grozing iron

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

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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