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 Steam-kettles.Steenie (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Steelyard
 
(London, adjoining Dowgate); so called from being the place where the king’s steelyard or beam was set up, for weighing goods imported into London.   1
 


 Steam-kettles.Steenie (2 syl.). 

 
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