grozing iron

gro·​zing iron | \ ˈgrōziŋ- \

Definition of grozing iron

: a steel tool for cutting glass

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History and Etymology for grozing iron

partial translation of Dutch gruisijzer, from gruizen (dialect groezen) to crush, trim glass (from gruis gravel, fragments, from Middle Dutch gruus) + yzer iron; akin to Middle Low German grūs, grōs crushed stone, gravel, Old English grēot grit (sand)

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“Grozing iron.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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