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Definitions of iron:

part of speech: noun

The most common and useful of the metals: an instrument or utensil made of iron: strength:- pl. fetters: chains.

part of speech: verb

To smooth with a heated instr. made of iron to chain; to fetter.

part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to, resembling, or made of, iron.

part of speech: adjective

Formed of iron: resembling iron: rude: stern: fast- binding: not to be broken: robust: dull of understanding.

part of speech: adjective

Formed of iron; resembling iron in hardness, strength, & c.; harsh; stern; severe; fast- binding; impenetrable; strong; robust, as an iron constitution.

part of speech: noun

A well- known metal, and, economically speaking, the most important; an instr. made of it.

part of speech: verb transitive

To smooth with an iron instrument: to arm with iron: to fetter.

part of speech: verb transitive

To fetter.

part of speech: verb transitive

To smooth with an iron; furnish with iron; chain.

part of speech: noun plural

Chains; fetters; shackles; tools for heating at a fire; the poker, tongs, and shovel for a grate, as fire- irons.

part of speech: noun

A metallic element; the most common and useful of the metals; an instrument made of iron, especially one to smooth clothes by heat; anything especially hard; in golf, a club made of iron.

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