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Pig-iron

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This is a mere play upon the word sow. When iron is melted it runs off into a channel called a sow, the latʹeral branches of which are called the pigs; here the iron cools, and is called pig-iron.

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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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Piers
Piers Plowman
Pieta
Pietists
Pietro
Pig (The)
Pig
Pig-back, Picka-back
Pig-eyes
Pig Hunt (A)
Pig-iron
Pig and Tinderbox
Pig and Whistle
Pig in a Poke (A)
Pigs
Pigskin (A)
Pigtails (The)
Pigeon (To)
Pigeon, Pigeons
Pigeon-English or Pigeon-talk
Pigeon-hole (A)

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