from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A piece of iron rod which, having been bent to the contour of a curved pipe-pattern, is used as a guide by which the core-maker strickles up its core without the use of a core-box.


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  • The cage descended slowly, screaming and grating along the rusted guide-iron, and in a matter of many minutes landed us on a platform of ebony bog left by the receding waters.

    "The Duel in the Deeper Pit"


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