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Gad-steel

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Flemish steel. So called because it is wrought in gads, or small bars. (Anglo-Saxon, gad, a small bar or goad; Icelandic, gaddr, a spike or goad.)

“I will go get a leaf of brass,


And with a gad of steel will write these words.”


Shakespeare: Titus Andronicus, iv. 1.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Gabel, Gabelle (g hard)
Gaberlunzie
Gabriel (g hard)
Gabrielle
Gabrina
Gabrioletta (g hard)
Gad (g hard)
Gad-about (A)
Gad-fly
Gad-steel
Gadshill
Gaels
Gaff (g hard)
Gaffer (g hard)
Gags
Gala Day (g hard)
Galactic Circle (The)
Galahad
Galaor (Don)
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