Definition of ironwork
1 : work in iron; also : something made of iron
2 ironworks plural in form but singular or plural in construction : a mill or building where iron or steel is smelted or heavy iron or steel products are made
ironworkerplay \ˈī(-ə)rn-ˌwər-kər\ noun
Examples of ironwork in a Sentence
We admired the ironwork in front of the house.
Recent Examples of ironwork from the Web
An ironworks company in Baltimore furnished the base.
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First Known Use of ironwork
IRONWORK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ironwork for English Language Learners
: fences, railings, decorations, etc., that are made of iron
IRONWORK Defined for Kids
Definition of ironwork for Students
1 : things made of iron
2 ironworks plural : a mill where iron or steel is smelted or heavy iron or steel products are made
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