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galvanized-iron

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  • Bucketful by bucketful, from the tap at the sink in the corner, he filled a large galvanized-iron tub.

    CHAPTER XXX

  • While we were there, Dad and the other husband bought two galvanized-iron baths packed with huge prawns, and Mom and the wife had to peel them for our supper while the men lay on the darkening beach carousing and downing beers.

    Rainbow’s End

  • Before beginning the performance, Houdini invited a committee onstage to carefully examine the airtight galvanized-iron can.

    The Secret Life of Houdini

  • It was a grim little drama, set in one of those concrete and galvanized-iron dance halls which sprang up at crossroads in rural Ireland in the 1940s and 1950s.

    Relics

  • The tower at Ground Zero looked like an oil rig without the pipes, a spindly structure of steel beams and tie braces that rose 100 feet to a platform and galvanized-iron shed perched in the sky.

    Stallion Gate

  • To be drenched with cold water and then hit on the head with a large galvanized-iron bucket is irritating enough, but to have to fight off a mass of bees at the same time makes the whole thing extremely trying.

    My Family and Other Animals

  • When the rain leader is placed within the house, it must be made of cast iron with lead-calked joints; when outside, as is the rule, it may be of sheet metal or galvanized-iron pipe with soldered joints.

    The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI)

  • The units of the plant consisted of cylindrical galvanized-iron tanks 4 ft. in diameter and 9 ft. high.

    Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. LXXII, June, 1911 Water Purification Plant, Washington, D. C. Results of Operation.

  • The galvanized-iron roofs of the taller buildings -- church, convent, club, a few more pretentious dwellings, -- were visible above the low foliage and between the tall acacias and firetrees which jagged the skyline.

    Terry A Tale of the Hill People

  • Metallic lined ice pitchers, galvanized-iron reservoirs, and many soda - water fountains, are liable to the same objection.

    Hygienic Physiology : with Special Reference to the Use of Alcoholic Drinks and Narcotics

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