Silvery iron

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Silvery iron (Metal) a peculiar light-gray fine-grained cast iron, usually obtained from clay iron ore.
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Usage

In literature:

His hair was iron gray, almost silvery.
"An American Girl Abroad" by Adeline Trafton
Here was a great silvery iron-wood tree a-growing and spreading pleasant shade; and here we sat us down.
"The Little Red Foot" by Robert W. Chambers
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In poetry:

What of the silence of the keys
And silvery hands? The iron sings…
Though bows lie broken on the strings,
The fly-wheels turn eternally…
"Fuel" by Lola Ridge