sadiron

[ sad-ahy-ern ]
/ ˈsædˌaɪ ərn /

noun

Northern, North Midland, and Western U.S.Older Use. a flatiron that is pointed at both ends and has a detachable handle.

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Origin of sadiron

1825–35; sad (in obsolete sense “heavy, solid”) + iron
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British Dictionary definitions for sadiron

sadiron
/ (ˈsædˌaɪən) /

noun

a heavy iron pointed at both ends, for pressing clothes

Word Origin for sadiron

C19: from sad (in the obsolete sense: heavy) + iron
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