Italian iron
Italian I*tal"ian, a. [Cf. F. italien, It. italiano. Cf. {Italic}.] Of or pertaining to Italy, or to its people or language. [1913 Webster]

{Italian cloth} a light material of cotton and worsted; -- called also {farmer's satin}.

{Italian iron}, a heater for fluting frills.

{Italian juice}, Calabrian liquorice. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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