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steelman

[steel-muh n] /ˈstil mən/
noun, plural steelmen.
1.
a person engaged in the steelmaking business.
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  • "Well, I hope your leg will soon be all right, boss," said steelman.

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  • steelman watched his face very close, but he never moved a muscle.

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  • And, steelman's heart being warmed by his successes, he lent the overcoat.

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  • steelman sat down on a stump in a hopeless, discouraged sort of way.

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  • He heard of steelman's luck, and thought he was "all right," so went to his old friend.

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  • Cold type—or any other kind of type—couldn't do justice to steelman's disgust.

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  • steelman was a hard case, but some said that Smith was harder.

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  • Brown tried all ways to get rid of steelman, but he couldn't do it.

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  • steelman "had" you in a fashion that would make your friends laugh.

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