wrought-iron scrap
Scrap Scrap (skr[a^]p), n. [OE. scrappe, fr. Icel. skrap trifle, cracking. See {Scrape}, v. t.] 1. Something scraped off; hence, a small piece; a bit; a fragment; a detached, incomplete portion. [1913 Webster]

I have no materials -- not a scrap. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

2. Specifically, a fragment of something written or printed; a brief excerpt; an unconnected extract. [1913 Webster]

3. pl. The crisp substance that remains after drying out animal fat; as, pork scraps. [1913 Webster]

4. pl. Same as {Scrap iron}, below. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

{Scrap forgings}, forgings made from wrought iron scrap.

{Scrap iron}. (a) Cuttings and waste pieces of wrought iron from which bar iron or forgings can be made; -- called also {wrought-iron scrap}. (b) Fragments of cast iron or defective castings suitable for remelting in the foundry; -- called also {foundry scrap}, or {cast scrap}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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