ironwork

[ ahy-ern-wurk ]
/ ˈaɪ ərnˌwɜrk /
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noun

objects or parts of objects made of iron: ornamental ironwork.

Origin of ironwork

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at iron, work
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British Dictionary definitions for ironwork

ironwork

/ (ˈaɪənˌwɜːk) /

noun

work done in iron, esp decorative work
the craft or practice of working in iron
See also ironworks
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Word Origin and History for ironwork

ironwork


n.

early 15c., from iron (n.) + work (n.).

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