an unattractive and less feminine older woman
“That thing looks like an old boiler, major,” said Fitzgerald.
The cause of explosion was undue pressure for an old boiler of such weak shape.
But here, here I sit and listen to the hiss of steam in the old boiler room.
Just one chance to spurt her up till she rattled her old boiler into smithereens and run the whole train into the ditch.
I have seen an old boiler in action, with steam and drops of water spurting out of some of the rivet-holes.
He concluded it was the wind blowing a branch of a tree against an old boiler in the ruin before him.
Then they took out the old boiler and went away, leaving a most discouraging mass of rubbish lying about the yard.