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sadiron

[sad-ahy-ern] /ˈsædˌaɪ ərn/
noun
1.
Northern, North Midland, and Western U.S. Older Use. a flatiron that is pointed at both ends and has a detachable handle.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; sad (in obsolete sense “heavy, solid”) + iron
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British Dictionary definitions for sad-iron

sadiron

/ˈsædˌaɪən/
noun
1.
a heavy iron pointed at both ends, for pressing clothes
Word Origin
C19: from sad (in the obsolete sense: heavy) + iron
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