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Saltos de línea: sad-iron

Definición de sad-iron en inglés:


A solid iron for smoothing clothes.
Example sentences
  • People buy old-fashioned sad-irons not to iron their clothes with, but to use as bookends or doorstops.
  • This is a rare sized sad-iron that was used by a small child so that she or he could ‘iron’ along with the mother.


mid 18th century: from sad, in the obsolete sense 'weighty'.

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