ironside

noun
iron·​side | \ ˈī(-ə)rn-ˌsīd How to pronounce ironside (audio) \

Definition of ironside

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a man of great strength or bravery

Ironside

biographical name
Iron·​side | \ ˈī(-ə)rn-ˌsīd How to pronounce Ironside (audio) \

Definition of Ironside (Entry 2 of 2)

William Edmund 1880–1959 1st Baron Ironside British field marshal

First Known Use of ironside

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13th century, in the meaning defined above

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