- a dealer in hardware.
Origin of ironmonger
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Examples from the Web for ironmonger
An ironmonger's shop floor has sunk six feet in a similar way.
"I'll try the ironmonger at Warminster," he said, to his wife.The Vicar of Bullhampton
I know I gave you ten shillings to settle this ironmonger fellow.More about Pixie
Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
“I am not an ironmonger,” retorted the Doctor, again with the same grim smile.Robin Tremayne
Emily Sarah Holt
"I don't think we shall have time to look for an ironmonger's," I said.Mud and Khaki
- British a dealer in metal utensils, hardware, locks, etcUS and Canadian equivalent: hardware dealer
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