sharp iron

noun

Definition of sharp iron

: a tool for opening seams (as in a wooden ship) into which caulking material is to be thrust

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History and Etymology for sharp iron

translation of German scharfeisen

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“Sharp iron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sharp%20iron. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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