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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A strong, gray metal. Also: A household device with a flat metal base that is heated to smooth or press cloth. .

Usage examples (32)
  • When the iron is hot, strike.
  • An iron constitution
  • He directed us to what he called the iron bank road, which he said would bring us to a place called Padauka.
  • I don’t think the term iron includes steel in modern usage so “corrugated iron” is probably an historical hang over. for more
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