The Dallas case is breaking some of our ironclad assumptions.
ironclad vows like this tend to lock a nation into a position from which it cannot later retreat.
But its now obvious the ironclad security guarantees they claimed to provide are perfectly hollow.
What they need is a workable, ironclad, conflict-ending arrangement to allow them to live side-by-side in peace.
She felt her case was ironclad, he had "obviously acted wrongly" and "anyone would agree with her."
However, it is important historically as the first battle of ironclad vessels in the United States.
The ironclad seemed to rebound and tremble for a moment, and then passed on.
The Cape itself terminates in a knife-like edge from summit to base, in shape very much resembling the ram-bow of an ironclad.
These officials and other employees must take the "ironclad" oath.
It was Admiral Porter's fleet of ironclad turtles, steamboats, and barges.