- a hardware store or business.
- the stock of a hardware store; hardware.
Origin of ironmongery
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Examples from the Web for ironmongery
But now they go to see about settling the matter with ironmongery.The Rising of the Court
There I lay amid the most vociferous mirth I ever listened to, under the confounded torrent of ironmongery that half-stunned me.The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete
Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
I might have been inclined, myself, to regard a coffin-nail as the deadest piece of ironmongery in the trade.A Christmas Carol
The man on top began kicking with the spurs from shoulder to rump, and shaking up the ironmongery in the poor brute's mouth.From Sea to Sea
I made one last desperate turn and found myself among lamps and ironmongery.The Invisible Man
H. G. Wells