German steel


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • German steel (Metal) a metal made from bog iron ore in a forge, with charcoal for fuel.
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In literature:

Thine is the kingdom, the German land; may we, by the aid of Thy steel-clad hand, achieve the fame and the glory.
"The Profits of Religion" by Upton Sinclair
He looked like a German, spurred and booted, with square head and jaw and steel-like eyes and compressed, cruel lips.
"Trapped in 'Black Russia'" by Ruth Pierce
Masks.= Steel masks for sentinels and snipers have been adopted by the Germans.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
In this way they form a curtain of fire filled with splinters of steel, over the German trenches.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
And, all this while, the Germans were firing steadily at the brave men whom they had surrounded in a ring of steel.
"Ned, Bob and Jerry on the Firing Line" by Clarence Young
Immediately every French gun started a storm of steel, showering shells immediately behind the German front line.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
Unable to pierce this line of steel, the Germans drew off.
"The Boy Allies with the Cossacks" by Clair W. Hayes
He will find in the German heretic a foe worthy of his steel.
"German Problems and Personalities" by Charles Sarolea
A German officer, peering round a corner, drew back quickly when he found one of the new steel beasts advancing.
"Cavalry of the Clouds" by Alan Bott
"The Scrap Book. Volume 1, No. 2" by Various
Most of the time while we were dragging our exhausted, diminishing numbers ahead of the German wave of shot and steel, I was on scout duty.
"The Black Watch" by Scout Joe Cassells
That the Germans would attempt to secure the secret of the new steel was absolutely certain.
"Spies of the Kaiser" by William Le Queux
But what a fool I am to be talking about storms of weather, when the German storm of steel is about to sweep over us!
"The Guns of Europe" by Joseph A. Altsheler
German propaganda was at an end, and that of the Allies consisted of cold steel from the heavies.
"History of Ambulance Company Number 139" by Various
Of those that seek to enter in with steel and eager flame, To leave you with but eyes to weep the day the Germans came.
"H.M.S. ----" by Klaxon
They kept a steady stream of lead and steel pouring into every place from which German shots had been seen to come.
"The Iron Division, National Guard of Pennsylvania, in the World War" by H. G. Proctor
In preparation for the advance, a thunderstorm of British fire and steel broke over the German trenches.
"The Irish on the Somme" by Michael MacDonagh
We've had lots of proof that the Germans don't like cold steel.
"Army Boys in France" by Homer Randall
The German cruiser seemed to stagger in her stride, and a cloud of wood and steel flew in the air.
"The Blue Grass Seminary Girls on the Water" by Carolyn Judson Burnett
Vaseline may be used on brass and German silver; mercurial ointment on steel and iron.
"The Determined Angler and the Brook Trout" by Charles Bradford

In news:

German building materials developer Schoeck Bauteile GmbH has unveiled a glass fiber reinforcing bar, designed to prevent the structural corrosion that plagues steel reinforcement.
The steel-and-glass Google Doodle structure is an homage to German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe .
German heavy industry giant ThyssenKrupp (IW 1000/62) said on Monday it would not pay any annual dividends after it posted a loss of 4.7 billion euros for the year following a writedown of two loss-making steel plants.
Reclining in the waters of Hamburg 's Binnenalster lake is this German sculpture "Die Badende" (the bather) made from expandable polystyrene (styrofoam) and steel, according to an article on Yahoo news today.
Super-Strong German Steel Velcro: Not for Sneakers.
Late last week, Michael Manjarris, the co-founder of Sculpture for New Orleans, an altruistic public art organization, found a newer, dryer home for "Dialectics and Metamorphosis," an angular steel sculpture by German artist Jorg Plickat.