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ironmonger

[ ahy-ern-mong-ger, -muhng-ger ]
/ ˈaɪ ərnˌmɒŋ gər, -ˌmʌŋ gər /
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noun Chiefly British.
a dealer in hardware.

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Origin of ironmonger

First recorded in 1300–50; iron + monger
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British Dictionary definitions for ironmonger

ironmonger
/ (ˈaɪənˌmʌŋɡə) /

noun
British a dealer in metal utensils, hardware, locks, etcUS and Canadian equivalent: hardware dealer

Derived forms of ironmonger

ironmongery, noun
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