Definition of Ironmongery

1. Noun. The merchandise that is sold in an ironmonger's shop.




Definition of Ironmongery

1. n. Hardware; a general name for all articles made of iron.

Definition of Ironmongery

1. Noun. (archaic British uncountable) Tools and other hardware that can be bought in an ironmonger's shop. ¹

2. Noun. (British uncountable) The trade of an ironmonger. ¹

3. Noun. (British countable) An ironmonger's shop. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ironmongery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ironmongery

ironmaker
ironmakers
ironmaking
ironman
ironmans
ironmaster
ironmasters
ironmen
ironmine
ironmines
ironmonger
ironmongeress
ironmongeries
ironmongering
ironmongers
ironmongery (current term)
ironness
ironnesses
irons
irons in the fire
ironshod
ironshot
ironside
ironsmith
ironsmithing
ironsmiths
ironstone
ironstones
ironware
ironwares

Literary usage of Ironmongery

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1. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"ironmongery, a term applied to the sml manufactures of irou or hardware kept for general sale in shops. The first conjecture of what till recently seemed to ..."

2. Van Nostrand's Eclectic Engineering Magazine (1879)
"AMERICAN ironmongery. From "The Engineer." OUR correspondents in the Sheffield and Birmingham districts have often referred to the competition experienced ..."

3. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1856)
"The defence was, that the offer related to " ironmongery goods of the usual kind, made up in packages of the usual size," whereas the goods sent by (lie ..."

4. A Narrative of a Visit to the Mauritius and South Africa by James Backhouse (1844)
"Head-Dresses,—ironmongery.—Population.—Temperance.—State of the Colony.—Schools.—Coral Reef.— Negress shot at. ..."

5. Report on the General Trades of South Africa: (excluding Engineering and by T. Nicol Jenkin (1902)
"Small ironmongery. Deal Considerately with Complaints. ... Generally speaking, the packing of small ironmongery should be reorganised. ..."

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