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loose metal

noun
1.
(NZ) shingle on a road
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  • Round the point a number of loose metal rings are secured, which when shaken produce a loud rattling sound.

    The Western World W.H.G. Kingston
  • Then he heard the wheels skid and loose metal fly as the car lurched across the road.

    Johnstone of the Border Harold Bindloss

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