block tin


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block tin

n
(Metallurgy) pure tin, esp when cast into ingots
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He could play 'em a tune on any sort of pot you please, so as it was iron or block tin. I never could do nothing with a pot but mend it or bile it--never had a note of music in me.
I've seen ex-Northeast striper fishermen throwing old block tin squiding lures or large 7-and 8-inch striper plugs.