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hot iron

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hot iron

noun phrase

hot rod (1950s+ Hot rodders)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • It is a wonder that the sparks did not fly, the Devil struck so hard on the hot iron.

  • This one seemed as cold as marble; the other had flashed and glowed like hot iron.

  • His hand felt as if he had been struck by a piece of hot iron.

  • According to his observations the snow looked "as if branded with a hot iron."

    The Book of the Damned Charles Fort
  • After some moments I opened my eyes and beheld the hot iron on the ground.

    In the Forbidden Land Arnold Henry Savage Landor
  • Is there any difference in the effect of the hot iron on the three kinds of fabrics?


    William H. Dooley
  • I know every man in the Cherokee Nation that ever handled a hot iron.

  • He was stern with blasphemers, whose lips he caused to be branded with a hot iron.

    The Story of Paris Thomas Okey
  • He gave vent to a horrible cry, like the wretch to whom a hot iron is applied.

    Notre-Dame de Paris Victor Hugo
  • At last one applied the hot iron to his eyes, and burnt them out.

    The Privateersman Frederick Marryat

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