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slice bar

noun
1.
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
1840-1850
1840-50
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  • One night two sweet-tempered, light-complexioned coal-passers hit me together, one with a shovel, the other with a slice-bar.

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  • Dan jerked a slice-bar from the fire and hurled it to the floor at Larry's feet.

British Dictionary definitions for slice-bar

slice bar

noun
1.
an iron bar used for raking out furnaces
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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