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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A solder for uniting objects of silver.

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  • -- The order of assembling is: -- Rivet in the bottom; put the steam-pipe in place; rivet in the top; insert the flue, and screw collar y to the top; expand the bottom of the flue by hammering so that it cannot be withdrawn; insert the stays and screw them up tight; silver-solder both ends of the flue, the bottom ends of the stays, and the joint between bottom and barrel.

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