ironwork

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noun iron·work \-ˌwərk\

Definition of ironwork

  1. 1 :  work in iron; also :  something made of iron

  2. 2 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

ironworker

play \-ˌwər-kər\ noun

Examples of ironwork in a sentence

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

15th Century

First Known Use of ironwork

15th century


IRONWORK Defined for English Language Learners

ironwork

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noun iron·work \-ˌwərk\

Definition of ironwork for English Language Learners

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


IRONWORK Defined for Kids

ironwork

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noun iron·work \ˈī-ərn-ˌwərk\

Definition of ironwork for Students

  1. 1 :  things made of iron

  2. 2 ironworks plural :  a mill where iron or steel is smelted or heavy iron or steel products are made


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