follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: Novels For Language Lovers

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for sadiron
  • It takes its name from the ground plan, which roughly resembles the form of a sadiron.
British Dictionary definitions for sadiron

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for sadiron

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for sadiron

8
9
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for sadiron