Ripping iron

(Shipbuilding) Same as Ravehook.
- Knight.

See also: Rip

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The latest storms had been matched only by the seas which had battered the seafront over the Christmas period, ripping iron railings from the seawall, and tearing tons of soil from gardens sloping down to the promenade.