wootz

Wootz

Wootz\ (w[=oo]ts), n. [Perhaps a corruption of Canarese ukku steel.] A species of steel imported from the East Indies, valued for making edge tools; Indian steel. It has in combination a minute portion of alumina and silica.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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