noun iron·work \-ˌwərk\

: fences, railings, decorations, etc., that are made of iron

Full Definition of IRONWORK

:  work in iron; also :  something made of iron
plural but sing or plural in constr :  a mill or building where iron or steel is smelted or heavy iron or steel products are made
iron·work·er \-ˌwər-kər\ noun

Examples of IRONWORK

  1. We admired the ironwork in front of the house.

First Known Use of IRONWORK

15th century


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