tiring irons

noun plural but singular in construction

Definition of tiring irons

: a puzzle game the object of which is to remove a series of rings from two or more metal loops which have but one opening and are intricately interlinked

called also tarrying irons

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History and Etymology for tiring irons

tiring from present participle of tire entry 1

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“Tiring irons.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tiring%20irons. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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