adjective Date: 1637 1. having decoration worked in ; ornamented; especially decorated with embroidery 2. worked in especially as decoration

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  • in|wrought — «ihn RT, IHN RT», adjective. 1. having a decoration worked in: »Shirt of doeskin…All inwrought with beads of wampum (Longfellow). 2. worked in. 3. Figurative. mixed together; closely blended …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wrought iron — is commercially pure iron. In contrast to steel, it has a very low carbon content. It is a fibrous material due to the slag inclusions (a normal constituent). This is also what gives it a grain resembling wood, which is visible when it is etched… …   Wikipedia

  • Wrought iron furniture — is furniture made by bending, shaping, and welding wrought iron. It has a long history, dating back to Roman times. [ wrought iron door furniture being commonplace in Roman times in [] ] …   Wikipedia

  • wrought — in·ter·wrought; in·wrought; over·wrought; un·wrought; wrought; …   English syllables

  • in — in·earth; in·ebri·a·tion; in·ebri·ety; in·ebri·ous; in·edible; in·ed·i·ta; in·edited; in·educabilia; in·educability; in·educable; in·education; in·ef·fa·bil·i·ty; in·ef·face·abil·i·ty; in·effaceable; in·effectuality; in·efficacious;… …   English syllables

  • wrought iron — wrought iron, adj. a form of iron, almost entirely free of carbon and having a fibrous structure including a uniformly distributed slag content, that is readily forged and welded. [1670 80] * * * One of the two forms in which iron is obtained by… …   Universalium

  • Wrought — is a band based in the town of Fayetteville, Arkansas; it was formed on Halloween of 2004, but played its first venue on March 22, 2005. Wrought s merging of vocals, solos and rhythms over a southern metal hump has proven to be popular with heavy …   Wikipedia

  • wrought — is an old past form and past participle of the verb work, surviving only in the term wrought iron, in the occasional variant wrought up (= worked up, i.e. agitated, nervous), and as a form of the expression work havoc (see wreak) …   Modern English usage

  • wrought — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of metals) beaten out or shaped by hammering. 2) (in combination ) made or fashioned in the specified way: well wrought. 3) (wrought up) upset and anxious. ORIGIN archaic past and past participle of WORK(Cf. ↑workless) …   English terms dictionary

  • wrought iron — n. a kind of iron that contains some slag and very little carbon: it is resistant to corrosion, tough, and ductile, and is used in fences, grating, rivets, etc. wrought iron adj …   English World dictionary

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