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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A bed of sand in which pigs of iron is cast.

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  • n. a mold, made in a bed of sand, in which pig iron is cast; a pig

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the bed of sand in which the iron from a smelting furnace is cast into pigs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. mold consisting of a bed of sand in which pig iron is cast

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