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- n. A flatiron which has a removable handle and is pointed at both ends.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An iron for smoothing clothes; a flatiron.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A smoothing-iron for garments and textile fabrics generally, especially one differing from the ordinary flatiron in being hollow and heated by red-hot pieces of iron put into it. Compare box-iron.
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A wooden tank may be rendered capable of withstanding the effects of nitric or sulphuric acids by the following methods: -- Cover the inside with paraffin; go over the inside with a sadiron heated to the temperature used in ironing clothes.
[Illustration: Lamp and sadiron] [Illustration: Postrider (Footnote: From an old print, 1760)] \% 92.