dog iron


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dog iron

[′dȯg ‚ī·ərn]
(design engineering)
A short iron bar with ends bent at right angles.
An iron pin that can be inserted in stone or timber in order to lift it.

dog iron, dog anchor

dog iron
A short bar of iron with its ends bent at right angles and pointed so as to hold together the two pieces into which they are driven.