Definition of ironware in English:

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ironware

Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪənwɛː/

noun

[mass noun]
Articles made of iron, typically domestic implements: [as modifier]: exquisite handcrafted ironware tables
More example sentences
  • Even so, about 400 relics, including silverware, jade ware, copperware, ironware and earthenware, were found during excavation work.
  • With the push of the northeast monsoon, their dhows brought ironware, glassware, textiles, and took home rhino horn, ivory and slaves.
  • Many industrial commodities, such as small ironware or cloth, were produced by scattered domestic workers, and in any case had a high value which could bear the cost of transport.

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