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irons

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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

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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. 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.

  2. Tiger Woods:

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

  3. Tiger Woods:

    He's driving it 330 yards in the middle of the fairway, he's got nine-irons when most of us are hitting five-irons, four-irons, and he's putting well.

  4. 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.

  5. Annika Sorenstam:

    The men hit 8-irons into those undulating greens. I needed a 5 or a 6 to get there, which makes the undulations more like a roller-coaster ride.

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