Origin of steelyard
Examples from the Web for steelyard
To this she adhered firmly, and Mr. Steelyard handed her over to Mr. Chaffanbrass.Orley Farm|Anthony Trollope
The steelyard is adjusted to exactly counterbalance the unloaded belt or skips of its length, but rises in proportion to the load.The Romance of Modern Mechanism|Archibald Williams
The Hanse merchants at the Steelyard alone controlled the markets of more than a hundred towns.Days of the Discoverers|L. Lamprey
Holbein, however, met with a warm reception from the German merchants of the Steelyard, and painted portraits of many of them.
The Steelyard, of which we shall soon speak at length, gave him subject pictures to paint.Holbein|Samuel Levy Bensusan