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Snarling-iron

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Snarling-iron a curved tool for snarling or fluting hollow metal-ware, &c
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Usage

In literature:

They tore them midst the irons, and slew them then and there, And long we heard them snarling o'er that abundant cheer.
"The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs" by William Morris
Inside, the tiger was growling and snarling louder than ever, and trying to break out through the iron bars.
"Tum Tum, the Jolly Elephant" by Richard Barnum
In spite of its snarls and the iron hoofs, she kept her grip on its mane.
"A Son of the Sahara" by Louise Gerard
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