Definition of Searing iron
1. Noun. A hot iron used to destroy tissue.
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Literary usage of Searing iron
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1. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"One stanchion is movable, to I ton cloth. allow the head of the animal to pass, and is then Cau'ting—i'ron. A searing-iron. ..."
2. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1874)
"We have tried the ligation of the whole pedicle, and of individual vessels, the searing iron, and torsion. Every method has succeeded in some, and failed in ..."
3. Rationale of Judicial Evidence, Specially Applied to English Practice by Jeremy Bentham (1827)
"... to the application of the double fountain principle.t No; it is not a case for Telephus with his spear; it is a case for Hercules with his searing-iron. ..."
4. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1874)
"We have tried the ligation of the whole pedicle, and of individual vessels, the searing iron, and torsion. Every method has succeeded in some and failed in ..."
5. Electrical Engineering Testing: A Practical Work for Second and Third Year by George Dudley Aspinall Parr (1902)
"122 ; work the two draw-downs together and sear all the joint with a hot searing iron. Wrap a strip of GP well warmed over a flame round the centre of the ..."
6. The Cabinet of Arts: Or, General Instructor in Arts, Science, Trade by Hewson Clarke, John Dougall (1817)
"The searing iron should not be flaming hot when you apply it ; because the sparks ... The searing iron should be well policed, mid rubbed very clean with a ..."
7. The new world of words. [&c.].by Edward Phillips by Edward Phillips (1720)
"... or rais'd with a Searing-iron , allô a kind of Herb. ... a Plainer, a Searing- iron, actual Fire, or the like, that brings a Sore to a Cruit. ..."