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Princeton's WordNet

  1. irons, chainsnoun

    metal shackles; for hands or legs

Wiktionary

  1. ironsnoun

    shackles

  2. ironsnoun

    A lack of forward motion.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. irons

    A ship is said to be in irons when, by mismanagement, she is permitted to come up in the wind and lose her way; so that, having no steerage, she must either be boxed off on the former tack, or fall off on the other; for she will not cast one way or the other, without bracing in the yards. Also, bilboes (which see). Also, the tools used by the caulkers for driving oakum into the seams. (See also BOOM-IRONS.)

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. irons

    Fetters or instruments made of iron, with which a prisoner is shackled. To be put in irons, is to be handcuffed and confined in fetters.

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Anagrams for irons »

  1. noirs, ornis, rosin

  2. Noirs

  3. Ornis

  4. Rosin

How to pronounce irons?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of irons in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of irons in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of irons in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Landry:

    Irons have been struggling the last few months, distance control and direction, a mixture of everything, i hit the ball really well today. Finally starting to see some good stuff coming around.

  2. Matt Jones:

    If the greens firm up, Pebble is going to play the hardest because they're such small greens, if you're not hitting your irons well enough, you're going to struggle out there.

  3. George Kravis:

    I have a friend—an architect—who came to my house and was looking at some of my electric irons. I pointed out how each of the cords were textiles of all different colors. She thought that was an interesting design detail and told her sons about it. One of them responded, ‘You mean somebody designed that?’ and she said, ‘Well, it didn’t fall out of the sky.”

  4. Nate Lashley:

    I'll try to block out all the distractions, all the exemptions and everything that comes along with winning, because it's a life-changing event, i'm hitting my irons great, driving it well. I'm just going to continue that tomorrow and see what happens.

  5. South Korean Lee:

    Everything was good, like driver is good and then( my) irons were good, putting, a couple of missed putts, but not bad. It's good... just good play.

Images & Illustrations of irons

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