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fleshing iron

fleshing iron
 n.— «Twelve-year-old Trent Hall watched in fascination as blacksmith Charlie Bradley, of Culloden, W.Va., took a length of hot iron and forged it into a fleshing iron—that’s another name for a big, long fork.» —“Vesuvius Festival draws good crowd” by Teresa Moore Ironton Tribune (Ohio) June 23, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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