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slice bar

a long-handled instrument with a blade at the end, for clearing away or breaking up clinkers, coal, etc., in a furnace.
Origin of slice bar
1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • After a period of argument and persuasion, that young man took a slice bar and pounded at the lever of the whistle.

    The Triumph of Virginia Dale John Francis, Jr.
British Dictionary definitions for slice bar

slice bar

an iron bar used for raking out furnaces
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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