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Origin of wrought iron
OTHER WORDS FROM wrought ironwrought-i·ron, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for wrought iron
This engine had too small a boiler, and he soon after built a larger engine, with a return-flue boiler made of wrought-iron.A History of the Growth of the Steam-Engine|Robert H. Thurston
He passed beneath the lanternless arch of wrought-iron that spanned his gateway.Back o' the Moon|Oliver Onions
The boiler of the Pioneer is of the wagon-top, crownbar, fire-tube style and is made of a 5/16-inch thick, wrought-iron plate.The 'Pioneer': Light Passenger Locomotive of 1851|John H. White
Often a wrought-iron arm, shaped like a fire crane, held the sign-board.Stage-coach and Tavern Days|Alice Morse Earle
Cast-iron tubes are constantly applied; they should have turned ends with wrought-iron collars and countersunk screws.
British Dictionary definitions for wrought iron
- a pure form of iron having a low carbon content and a fibrous microstructure. It is made by various processes and is often used for decorative work
- (as modifier)wrought-iron gates