[ groh-zing ]
/ ˈgroʊ zɪŋ /
(in plumbing) a hot iron for finishing soldered joints.
a steel tool for cutting glass.
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Origin of grozing iron
1680–90; part translation of Dutch gruisijzer, equivalent to gruis- (stem of gruizen to crush, derivative of gruis grit) + ijzeriron
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British Dictionary definitions for grozing iron
/ (ˈɡrəʊzɪŋ) /
an iron for smoothing joints between lead pipes
Word Origin for grozing iron
C17: part translation of Dutch gruisijzer, from gruizen to crush, from gruis gravel + yzer iron
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