ironworker

[ahy-ern-wur-ker]

Origin of ironworker

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at iron, worker
Related formsi·ron·work·ing, noun
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Examples from the Web for ironworker

Contemporary Examples of ironworker

  • Then, last September, ironworker James Brady parachuted from the top of One World Trade Center, filming his dramatic descent.

Historical Examples of ironworker

  • It would be a struggle for them all, having at their head a man like the Ironworker.

    The Dead Command

    Vicente Blasco Ibez

  • When Febrer looked again in the direction of the shed he did not see the Ironworker.

    The Dead Command

    Vicente Blasco Ibez

  • She did not wish to marry—neither the Minstrel or the Ironworker, nor anybody.

    The Dead Command

    Vicente Blasco Ibez

  • He glanced uneasily at the Ironworker, who was behind him, the last to take his leave.

    The Dead Command

    Vicente Blasco Ibez

  • Did not the Ironworker or any of his other enemies lurk behind him?

    The Dead Command

    Vicente Blasco Ibez


British Dictionary definitions for ironworker

ironworker

noun
  1. a person who works in an ironworks
  2. a person who makes articles of iron
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