grozing iron


gro·​zing iron
: a steel tool for cutting glass

Word History


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 21 Apr. 2024.

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