Definition of snarling iron in English:

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snarling iron

Pronunciation: /ˈsnɑːlɪŋ/


A tool struck with a hammer to create decorative raised work on metal.
Example sentences
  • Using the snarling iron requires advanced skills, precise control over the tool and fine coordination between hands.
  • The parakeets show particular skill and must have been worked from inside the ewer using a snarling iron.
  • The snarling iron is just a length of spring steel with a knob end, usually a 90 bend, so you can get into the cavity.

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