wrought iron


: a kind of iron that is often used to make decorative fences, furniture, etc.

Full Definition of WROUGHT IRON

:  a commercial form of iron that is tough, malleable, and relatively soft, contains less than 0.3 percent and usually less than 0.1 percent carbon, and carries 1 or 2 percent of slag mechanically mixed with it

Examples of WROUGHT IRON

  1. an antique wrought iron fence
  2. a chair made of wrought iron

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Rhymes with WROUGHT IRON


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