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soft sawder

soft sawder


  • Phonetic spelling of soft solder; that is, solder that melts at a lower temperature. Coined by Thomas Haliburton in the short story "The Trotting Horse". Popular in the 19th century, but out of common use by 1950.

"How the old boy swallowed my soft sawder and Brummagem notes!" —Tom Taylor, The Ticket-of-Leave Man.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

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