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ironmaster

[ ahy-ern-mas-ter, -mah-ster ]

noun

, Chiefly British.
  1. the master of a foundry or ironworks; a manufacturer of iron.


ironmaster

/ ˈaɪənˌmɑːstə /

noun

  1. a manufacturer of iron, esp (formerly) the owner of an ironworks


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Word History and Origins

Origin of ironmaster1

First recorded in 1665–75; iron + master

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Example Sentences

Octave de Camps reappears as an ironmaster, during the reign of Louis Philippe.

To this eminent South Wales ironmaster the proposal seemed preposterous but it was true all the same.

In 1830, being then private secretary to a Belgian ironmaster, he began writing verses and articles for local newspapers.

The wealthy ironmaster's unexpected demise certainly created a most awkward situation.

The pretty wife of the great Sheffield ironmaster was a thief herself at heart!

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