grozing-iron

grozing iron

[groh-zing]
noun
1.
(in plumbing) a hot iron for finishing soldered joints.
2.
a steel tool for cutting glass.

Origin:
1680–90; part translation of Dutch gruisijzer, equivalent to gruis- (stem of gruizen to crush, derivative of gruis grit) + ijzer iron

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grozing iron (ˈɡrəʊzɪŋ)
 
n
an iron for smoothing joints between lead pipes
 
[C17: part translation of Dutch gruisijzer, from gruizen to crush, from gruis gravel + yzer iron]

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