angle iron

noun
1.
an iron or steel bar, brace, or cleat in the form of an angle.
2.
Also called angle, angle bar, L bar, L beam. a piece of structural iron or steel having a cross section in the form of an L .

Origin:
1850–55

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angle iron
 
n
1.  angle, Also called: angle bar an iron or a steel structural bar that has an L-shaped cross section
2.  any piece of iron or steel forming an angle, esp a right angle

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