iron·​ware ˈī(-ə)rn-ˌwer How to pronounce ironware (audio)
: articles made of iron

Examples of ironware in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The bamboo frame is light and easy to move, while the interior ironware is sturdy and delivers a soothing sound. Kate McGregor, Better Homes & Gardens, 24 Mar. 2023 The fireplace has big antique hooks and ironware, used for cooking centuries ago. Linda Laban, USA TODAY, 16 Feb. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ironware was in the 15th century

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“Ironware.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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iron·​ware ˈī(-ə)rn-ˌwa(ə)r How to pronounce ironware (audio)
: articles made of iron
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