noun Date: 14th century British a dealer in iron and hardware

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  • Ironmonger — I ron*mon ger, n. A dealer in iron or hardware. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • ironmonger — [ī′ərnmuŋ΄gər] n. [ME irenmonger: see IRON & MONGER] Brit. a dealer in hardware ironmongery n …   English World dictionary

  • Ironmonger — Recorded as Iremonger and Ironmonger, this is an ancient medieval English surname. It is not absolutely clear when the surname was first recorded, but John le Ironmonger of Oxford, and John Irinmongere of Huntingdon, both appear in the Hundred… …   Surnames reference

  • ironmonger — [[t]a͟ɪ͟ə(r)nmʌŋgə(r)[/t]] ironmongers 1) N COUNT An ironmonger is a shopkeeper who sells articles for the house and garden such as tools, nails, and pans. [BRIT] (in AM, usually use hardware dealer) 2) N COUNT: oft the N An ironmonger or an… …   English dictionary

  • ironmonger — UK [ˈaɪə(r)nˌmʌŋɡə(r)] / US [ˈaɪrnˌmʌŋɡər] noun [countable] Word forms ironmonger : singular ironmonger plural ironmongers British old fashioned someone who owns a shop that sells tools and other metal goods …   English dictionary

  • Ironmonger — Today, the term Ironmonger refers to a retailer (or wholesaler) of iron goods. This has often been expanded to include consumer goods made of aluminium, brass, or other metals, as well as plastics. In modern usage, it is thus synonymous with a… …   Wikipedia

  • ironmonger — i|ron|mon|ger [ˈaıənˌmʌŋgə US ˈaıərnˌmʌŋgər, ˌma:ŋ ] n BrE old fashioned 1.) someone who works in or owns a shop that sells tools and equipment for your home and garden 2.) ironmonger s a shop that sells this equipment >ironmongery n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ironmonger — /uy euhrn mung geuhr, mong geuhr/, n. Chiefly Brit. a dealer in hardware. [1300 50; ME; see IRON, MONGER] * * * …   Universalium

  • ironmonger — noun a retailer in iron goods and hardware …   Wiktionary

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