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  1. pig-iron

    (See SOW.) An oblong mass of cast-iron used for ballast; there are also pigs of lead. "A nodding beam or pig of lead May hurt the very ablest head."

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pig-iron in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pig-iron in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of pig-iron in a Sentence

  1. Ed Kamuda:

    Let nature take back what is hers, it’s only a matter of time before it’s a brown stain and a collection of pig iron on the ocean floor.


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