Definition of grozing iron in English:

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grozing iron

Pronunciation: /ˈɡrəʊzɪŋ/


1chiefly historical A pair of pliers for clipping the edges of pieces of glass.
1.1 historical A tool for smoothing soldered joints in lead pipes.


Middle English: grozing from Middle Dutch, from the stem of gruizen 'crush, trim glass', from gruis 'fragments'.

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