Ironmongery
Ironmongery I"ron*mon`ger*y, n. Hardware; a general name for all articles made of iron. --Gwilt. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ironmongery — Once a specific reference to the iron goods produced for domestic rather than industrial use, ironmongery has come to mean a much wider range of useful household items – today produced in all sorts of materials, including the original iron,… …   Wikipedia

  • ironmongery — [[t]a͟ɪ͟ə(r)nmʌŋgəri[/t]] N UNCOUNT Ironmongery is articles for the house and garden such as tools, nails, and pans which are sold in an ironmonger s shop. [BRIT] Syn: hardware (in AM, usually use hardware) …   English dictionary

  • ironmongery — ironmonger ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a retailer of tools and other hardware. DERIVATIVES ironmongery noun …   English terms dictionary

  • ironmongery — noun Date: 1711 something made of metal; especially British hardware 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ironmongery — /uy euhrn mung geuh ree, mong /, n., pl. ironmongeries. Brit. 1. a hardware store or business. 2. the stock of a hardware store; hardware. [1705 15; IRONMONGER + Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • ironmongery — noun a) Tools and other hardware that can be bought in an ironmongers shop. b) The trade of an ironmonger …   Wiktionary

  • Ironmongery —    See Ferronerye …   Dictionary of London

  • ironmongery — n. hardware store; hardware, tools and other small objects made of metal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ironmongery — UK [ˈaɪə(r)nˌmʌŋɡərɪ] / US [ˈaɪrnˌmʌŋɡərɪ] noun [uncountable] British old fashioned tools and goods such as nails, pans, and paint for the house and garden …   English dictionary

  • ironmongery — /ˈaɪənmʌŋgəri/ (say uyuhnmungguhree) noun (plural ironmongeries) 1. the goods, shop, or business of an ironmonger. 2. firearms …   Australian English dictionary

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