Definition for AND'I-RON

AND'I-RON, n. [Teutonic, andena, or andela. In Sax. the corresponding word is brandisen, brand or fire iron; D. brand-yzer. The Fr. landier, Arm. lander, Junius thinks, is our and-iron, with the French l prefixed.]

An iron utensil used in Great Britain, where coal is the common fuel, to support the ends of a spit; but in America, used to support the wood in fire-places.

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