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muck bar

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noun Metallurgy.
  1. a rough bar of wrought iron, rolled from blooms of iron extracted from a puddling furnace.
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Origin of muck bar

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70
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  • The muck-bar made from the blooms was fibrous in fracture, and showed every appearance of good iron.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 441, June 14, 1884.

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