an establishment where iron is smelted or where it is cast or wrought.
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How to use ironworks in a sentence
After a decade-long pause, he served time again in 2001 for stealing $32,000 of equipment from an ironworks company.Family's Best Friend Charged With Murdering Them All | Nina Strochlic | November 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The first steam rolling mill, with the exception of the one at Soho, was put up at Bradley ironworks.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
The mechanical revolution itself began, we may say, with the exhaustion of the wood supply for the ironworks of England.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind | Herbert George Wells
There were in 1911 fifteen flour mills, ten ironworks, three breweries, and one distillery.The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir | Sir James McCrone Douie
The chief employment is the cotton manufacture, but there are also collieries and ironworks, which employ a great many persons.
At the ironworks of Luay I found horses from the house, which brought me here very quickly.Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.2/3, 1836-1840 | Duchesse De Dino
British Dictionary definitions for ironworks
(sometimes functioning as singular) a building in which iron is smelted, cast, or wrought
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