Ironwork

/ˈʌɪənwəːk/

Origin

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at iron, work (Source: dictionary.com)

Definitions of Ironwork

Ironwork

noun

  1. work in iron.
  2. objects or parts of objects made of
  3. work done in iron, esp decorative work
  4. the craft or practice of working in iron

dictionary.com

Ironwork

noun

  1. Articles or parts made of iron.

lexico.com

Ironwork

noun

  1. : work in iron
  2. : a mill or building where iron or steel is smelted or heavy iron or steel products are made

merriam-webster.com

Example sentences for Ironwork

  1. A line of railings, covered with ironwork of a florid and intricate pattern, but greatly decayed, shut it off from the roadway.
  2. The steamer Grahame was built at Chipewyan of whipsawn lumber, and much of her steel and ironwork was wrought on Wyllie's forge.
  3. The most unreliable portion of a yacht's rigging is the ironwork.
  4. Straggling grasses have outlined the flagstones of the steps with green; the ironwork is rusty.
  5. George rose, and walking to the mantel-piece, looked down at the hearth and tapped the ironwork with his foot.

Nearby words

ironton , ironware , ironweed , ironwoman , ironwood , ironworker , ironworks , irony , iroquoian , iroquois

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