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noun
a person, as a worker or athlete, of great physical endurance who can be depended upon to perform a given task or job tirelessly.
a machine that performs a job formerly done by hand; robot.
Slang. a dollar bill or a silver dollar.

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Origin of iron man

First recorded in 1610–20
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iron man

noun Australian
an event at a surf carnival in which contestants compete at swimming, surfing, running, etc
a competitor at such an event
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