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  • adj. Alternative spelling of cast iron.
  • n. Alternative spelling of cast iron.


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  • Good thing there are nice castiron grilles on my windows in New Mexico!

    Wolfson Gets His Correction From The Times

  • In the restaurant that I used to go to, the rice was served in hot castiron bowls that had a little oil in the bottom so the rice got crispy.

    Bibimbap! « Were rabbits

  • The trick is to stirfry the vegetables in a very hot (preferably castiron) pan or wok, and not to salt them until last – I find salt makes them release their juice and makes the whole thing soggy.

    Backdated Bento #63 – Just a quickie « Were rabbits

  • Now Charles Bukowski -- but you need a castiron liver for that one.

    to answer your questions...

  • There are two anemic towers, one roofed with copper, the other crowned with castiron ferns.


  • This isn't uncommon - it takes castiron nerves to be on a Live team, and on many teams, 12-18 months is about how long you can take the pressure before you go crazy.

    Ultima Online R.I.P.

  • This press is equipped with a steel spindle that turns in a castiron nut.

    5. Selected Equipment

  • Hell's delight was taking place a yard away; Omohundro was on his feet again, clutching his belly-which must have been made of castiron-and retching for breath; the fellow Will was on the floor but had a hold on Spring's ankle, which I thought uncommon game of him, while my other captor had Spring round the neck.

    Flashman and The Redskins

  • This castiron replica of too elaborate sculpture stood at the next corner, where the Major had placed it when the Addition was laid out so long ago.

    The Magnificent Ambersons

  • A four-foot castiron ram was clamped on to the bow.

    Captains of the Civil War; a chronicle of the blue and the gray


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