sad iron


Northern, North Midland, and Western U.S. Older Use. a flatiron that is pointed at both ends and has a detachable handle.

1825–35; sad (in obsolete sense “heavy, solid”) + iron Unabridged
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sadiron (ˈsædˌaɪən)
a heavy iron pointed at both ends, for pressing clothes
[C19: from sad (in the obsolete sense: heavy) + iron]

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