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Definition of the noun Ancony
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- A piece of malleable iron that is wrought into the shape of a flat bar, about three feet long, with a square rough unwrought knob on each end.
Ancony: An ancony, in iron forging, is a piece of malleable iron, wrought into the shape of a flat bar, about three feet long, with a square rough knob, unwrought, on each end.
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by Joseph Wright
Ancony-end. Sus. Ancony is a bar about 3 feet long ; at both ends a square piece [is] left rough to be wrought at the Chafery, Ray 1.1691).
Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years by Joseph Wright
Ancony-end. Sns. Ancony is a bar about 3 feet long ; at both ends a square piece [is] left rough to be wrought at the Chal'ery, RAY 1091 .
The English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years: A-E (1898)
by Joseph Wright
Ancony is a bar about 3 feet long: at both ends a square piece [is] left rough to be wrought at the Chafery, RAY ( 1691).
The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)
by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
ANCONY, in the iron-mills, a bloom wrought into the figure of a flat iron bar, about three feet long, with two square rough knobs, one at each end. About three quarters of cwt. is melted off from a sow of cast iron ; then hammered at the forge into ...
London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)
Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge
Bloom, in the iron-works, has yet to undergo many hammerings before it become iron fit for the smith's use, and be made what they call the ancony.
The Domestic Encyclopedia, Or, A Dictionary of Facts and Useful Knowledge, Chiefly Applicable to Rural & Domestic Economy (1821)
With an Appendix, Containing Additions in Domestic Medicine, and the Veterinary and Culinary Arts by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich
ANCONY, in the iron works, a piece of half-wrought iron, of about threequarters of a hundred weight, of the shape of a bar, at the middle, but rude and unwrought at the ends. To bring the iron into this state, a piece of a proper size, from a sow ...
Pocket Encyclopedia (1811)
Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Polite Literature by Edward Augustus Kendall
Ancony, in the iron-works, a piece of half- wrought iron, of about three quarters of a hundred weight, of the shape of a bar, at the middle, but rude and unwrought at the ends. To bring the iron into this state, a piece of a proper size, from a sow of ...
Including Allied Industries and Sciences by Hugh Philip Tiemann
bloom or ore bloom, but sometimes the two latter terms were applied only after it had been worked; ancony was the old name for a bloom ...
The English dialect dictionary, being the complete vocabulary of all dialect words still in use, or known to have been in use during the last two hundred years (1902)
by Joseph Wright
See also Ancony.
ANCONY, in mineralogy, denotes a Moom of iron fafliioneit into a flat bar, about three feet long, with a fquare rough knot at each end. The procefs for bringing the iron to this Site is this : they firft melt off a piece from a low of caft iron, of the ...
by Ronald M. SMITH
Ancony. Annuities. Ancony, in the iron mines, a bloom. Anacoste. Money. The gulden = 1s. 8d. Weights and Measures. Poud 2°2 lb. avoir. Mud of potatoes = 2* imp. bush. Mud of coal = 2; imp. bush., about to 8 muden to the ton. Last of grain ...
Being a Philosophical Classification of All the Homophonic Words of the English Language; Containing Also Separate Classifications of Geographical, Mythological, Biographical, Scientific and Technical Homophonic Words to be Used in the Application of the Phreno-mnemotechnic Principles by Francis Fauvel-Gouraud
272—Naukeen, eunuchate, ; incony, ancony, ancone, enneagon, ancon, noggin, noggen. “ 273—Enigma, income, uncalm, ancone. “ 274—Inquiry, incur, enquire, ahaniger, nicker, nacker, encore, engore, neger, negro, inquire, anchor, ...
Containing Words from the English Writers Previous to the Nineteenth Century which are No Longer in Use, Or are Not Used in the Same Sense and Words which are Now Used Only in the Provincial Dialects
Ancony, ». A term in the iron works for a bloom, wrought into the figure of a flat iron bar, about three feet in length, with a square rough knob on earjh end. Kennett. In Staffordshire one ANCRES, ANCHBES. of these knobs is calle □". the an- ...
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ... by D. T. Stuart
Ancony, an'kö-ni. A piece of cast-iron melted off and hammered at a forge into a mass called a bloom; then carried to a finery, and worked into an A. Ancylotome, an-sil'ö-töm. A crooked knife or bistoury; also a knife for dividing the fraenum ...
A Dictionary of Literature, the Sciences and the Arts, for Popular Use
Ancony, an'ko-ni. A piece ...
The English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years: F-M (1900)
by Joseph Wright
See also Ancony. (K. ); Stf.l ' Aneony,'aterm ...
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