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pig lead

[led] /lɛd/
noun
1.
lead molded in pigs.
Origin of pig lead
1785-1795
1785-95
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  • The purport of such works is the conversion of pig-lead into white-lead.

    The Uncommercial Traveller Charles Dickens
  • While his diving-bell boat was building, a barge loaded with pig-lead sank in the rapids at Keokuk, 212 miles from Saint Louis.

    James B. Eads Louis How

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