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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. Trey Mullinax:

    Obviously I don't think you ever walk onto a tee and think 62, but I thought I had some low rounds in me. I thought I was rolling the ball well and felt really good with my irons on the range this morning, so got some stuff to happen.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. John Daly:

    I drove it well, hit irons well, it was one of those rounds. I have five gimmes for birdies, made a couple of par putts. I was never in any trouble. I can't remember any day when Pebble was so subdued. The whole course looked like a postcard. Ever since I've been a pro, I've never seen it look that pretty.

  5. Frenchman Gregory Bourdy:

    I really love the difficulty of this course, i can play some great tee shots, good irons. And today, I holed some putts as well, so 'A-plus'. At the end, it was a very good day on a very difficult course like this.

Images & Illustrations of irons

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