noun see iron II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ironness — ˈī(ə)rnnə̇s, ˈīənn noun ( es) : the quality or state of being iron an ironness of constitution such ironness of will …   Useful english dictionary

  • ironness — iron·ness …   English syllables

  • iron — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English īsern, īren; akin to Old High German īsarn iron Date: before 12th century 1. a silver white malleable ductile magnetic heavy metallic element that readily rusts in moist air, occurs native in… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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