dog iron

noun

Definition of dog iron

  1. 1 South & Midland :  andiron

  2. 2 :  a short bar of iron having its ends bent at right angles for use as a cramp or joggle (as to hold together timbers or stones)

  3. 3 :  a short bar of iron with an eye at one end for driving or fitting into a timber or stone to hold it or lift it

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First Known Use of dog iron

1775


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