Definition of Ironshod

1. Adjective. Shod or cased with iron. "Ironshod wheels"

Similar to: Shod, Shodden, Shoed



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ironshod

ironmaster
ironmasters
ironmen
ironmine
ironmines
ironmonger
ironmongeress
ironmongeries
ironmongering
ironmongers
ironmongery
ironness
ironnesses
irons
irons in the fire
ironshod (current term)
ironshot
ironside
ironsmith
ironsmithing
ironsmiths
ironstone
ironstones
ironware
ironwares
ironweed
ironweeds
ironwoman
ironwomen
ironwood

Literary usage of Ironshod

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1890)
"An ironshod staff attached to the axle of the hind wheel of a waggon to prevent it running back down hill. [Hund. of Berk.] [F. of D.] SCOTE. vb. ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"... pinne, a small spit or ironshod staff, the pinnacle of a steeple (id.) ; Swed. pinne, a peg, Dan. pind, a (pointed) stick ; Icel. piani, ..."

3. Our Foreign-born Citizens: What They Have Done for America by Annie E. S. Beard (1922)
"... clinging like a squirrel to a tree, he climbed with me straight up ten of twelve feet, with only the help of my ironshod feet scrambling on the rock. ..."

4. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"Tricolour ribands streaming aloft from Pike-heads ; ironshod batons ; and emblems not a few ; among which see specially these two, of the tragic and ..."

5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1890)
"An ironshod staff attached to the axle of the hind wheel of a waggon to prevent it running back down hill. [Hund. of Berk.] [F. of D.] SCOTE. vb. ..."

6. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"... pinne, a small spit or ironshod staff, the pinnacle of a steeple (id.) ; Swed. pinne, a peg, Dan. pind, a (pointed) stick ; Icel. piani, ..."

7. Our Foreign-born Citizens: What They Have Done for America by Annie E. S. Beard (1922)
"... clinging like a squirrel to a tree, he climbed with me straight up ten of twelve feet, with only the help of my ironshod feet scrambling on the rock. ..."

8. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"Tricolour ribands streaming aloft from Pike-heads ; ironshod batons ; and emblems not a few ; among which see specially these two, of the tragic and ..."

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