Beakiron Beak"i*ron, n. [From {Bickern}.] A bickern; a bench anvil with a long beak, adapted to reach the interior surfaces of sheet metal ware; the horn of an anvil. [1913 Webster]

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  • beakiron — beak·iron …   English syllables

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  • beakiron — ˈbikə(r)n, ˈbēˌkīə(r)n noun Etymology: by folk etymology (influence of English beak & iron) from earlier bickern, bycorne more at bickiron : bickiron …   Useful english dictionary

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