from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A superior quality of iron made with the use of charcoal as a fuel.


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  • The pit-coal cast-iron was nevertheless found of a superior quality for castings, being more fusible and more homogeneous than charcoal-iron.

    Industrial Biography

  • The charcoal-iron men thus for a time remained masters of the field.

    Industrial Biography


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