swage block

noun

: a perforated cast-iron or steel block with grooved sides that is used in heading bolts and swaging bars by hand

Word History

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of swage block was in 1843

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“Swage block.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swage%20block. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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