dog iron


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dog iron

n. Chiefly Southern & South Midland US

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Winners will also receive a Dog Iron Award, designed after Will Rogers' brand.
Limited tenders are invited for procurement of dog iron.
While some argue that the name was born out of the "wet dog" smell that lingered from iron works once there, others say the nickname was coined because the boundary of the area resembled a dog's leg on a map or because the bolts used on railway tracks - called dog irons - were made at the iron works.