- (used with a singular verb) a nickname of Oliver Cromwell.
- the soldiers serving under Cromwell.
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"It must have been the family of one of my uncles," said Dr. Harry Ironside, eagerly.A Houseful of Girls|Sarah Tytler
He had been a soldier in Cromwell's army, and he carried the spirit and courage of an Ironside into the new service.George Fox|George Fox
And sithen of other victorious kinges and princes, Edmondus Ironside.The Boke of Noblesse|Unknown