Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Iron in sheets or broad thin plates.

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Examples

  • The sheet-iron Yukon Stove roared red-hot, yet, eight feet away, on the meat-shelf, placed low and beside the door, lay chunks of solidly frozen moose and bacon.

    THE END OF THE STORY

  • But no sounds issued forth, though the door was open and smoke curling upward from the sheet-iron stovepipe.

    LI-WAN, THE FAIR

  • He followed her glance and saw a sheet-iron stove and a coffee-pot, attended by a young squaw.

    THE TASTE OF THE MEAT

  • Messner set up his light sheet-iron stove and starred a fire.

    A DAY'S LODGING

  • Shorty set up the sheet-iron stove in the boat, and over this Stine and Sprague hung through the long, drifting hours.

    THE MEAT

  • I had never seen her with so little wind-surface, and the three narrow strips of canvas, bellied to the seemingness of sheet-iron with the pressure of the wind, drove her before the gale at astonishing speed.

    CHAPTER XXX

  • Two flags were stiffly undulating from the halyards like squares of flexible sheet-iron.

    Chapter 3

  • Night had come on by the time he had pitched his small tent, set up the sheet-iron stove, and chopped a supply of firewood.

    FINIS

  • The island is only a quarter of a mile in diameter, and on it are situated an admiralty coal-shed (where a few tons of coal have lain untouched for twenty years), the barracks for a handful of black labourers, a big store and warehouse with sheet-iron roofs, and a bungalow inhabited by the manager and his two clerks.

    A GOBOTO NIGHT

  • High in the tight folds of the mountains, among the stone houses with their patchwork wooden and sheet-iron roofs, we sat on logs drinking strong, sweet coffee courtesy of our guide's friends here.

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