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Princeton's WordNet

  1. irons, chains(noun)

    metal shackles; for hands or legs

Wiktionary

  1. irons(Noun)

    shackles

  2. irons(Noun)

    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.

Anagrams for irons »

  1. noirs, ornis, rosin

  2. Noirs

  3. Ornis

  4. Rosin

How to pronounce irons?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say irons in sign language?

  1. irons

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. Philip Truett:

    I carry just five clubs -- a driver, a putter and three irons.

  2. Tiger Woods:

    Phase 1 of irons development ... is complete. Looking forward to teeing it up this week.

  3. Jane Park:

    I give up a lot of distance off the tee, but my irons and my woods are very, very accurate.

  4. Englishman Fitzpatrick:

    I figured out something with my irons after the second hole, i only missed one green after that.

  5. Tiger Woods:

    I felt I hit it well enough off the tee to do some things, but I hit my irons awful for the week.

Images & Illustrations of irons

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