grozing iron

noun gro·zing iron \ˈgrōziŋ-\

Definition of grozing iron


  1. :  a steel tool for cutting glass

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Origin and Etymology of 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 — more at grit (sand)

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to cast off or become cast off

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