Definition of Ironside

1. Noun. A man of great strength or bravery.

Generic synonyms: Adult Male, Man



Definition of Ironside

1. Noun. (historical) A trooper in the Parliamentarian cavalry formed by English political leader (w Oliver Cromwell) in the 17th century, during the English Civil War. ¹

2. Noun. One who is very strong and courageous. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ironside

1. a man of great strength [n -S]

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ironside (current term)
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Literary usage of Ironside

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

1. Publications by Oxford Historical Society, Bostonian Society (1892)
"Compton, see Evelyn's Diary under • Gilbert ironside. In MS. ... 109 b Wood notes that Comp- date about 1659 in which ironside is ton ' had been a soldier ..."

2. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"... ironside [1016 The law of succession continued as loose as ever; and in seasons of extreme difficulty like the present, when so much depended on the ..."

3. The Succession to the English Crown: A Historical Sketch by Alfred Bailey (1879)
"Death of -Edmund ironside, and on the death of Edmund, AD 1016, Edmund ironside was the son of Ethelred " the so. ..."

4. Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Biographical by John Nichols (1815)
"1033. f This sensible and unassuming Author was son of Edward ironside, ... Mr. ironside resided in great respectability at Twickenham ; had made further ..."

5. The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Cæsar to the Revolution by David Hume (1858)
"EDMOND ironside. This prince, who received the name of ironside from his hardy valor, possessed courage and abilities sufficient to have prevented his ..."

6. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"From Egbert to Edmund ironside (802-1016).— From Egbert to the death of Edmund ironside, a period of above two hundred years, the crown descended regularly, ..."

7. Publications by Oxford Historical Society, Bostonian Society (1892)
"Compton, see Evelyn's Diary under • Gilbert ironside. In MS. ... 109 b Wood notes that Comp- date about 1659 in which ironside is ton ' had been a soldier ..."

8. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"... ironside [1016 The law of succession continued as loose as ever; and in seasons of extreme difficulty like the present, when so much depended on the ..."

9. The Succession to the English Crown: A Historical Sketch by Alfred Bailey (1879)
"Death of -Edmund ironside, and on the death of Edmund, AD 1016, Edmund ironside was the son of Ethelred " the so. ..."

10. Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Biographical by John Nichols (1815)
"1033. f This sensible and unassuming Author was son of Edward ironside, ... Mr. ironside resided in great respectability at Twickenham ; had made further ..."

11. The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Cæsar to the Revolution by David Hume (1858)
"EDMOND ironside. This prince, who received the name of ironside from his hardy valor, possessed courage and abilities sufficient to have prevented his ..."

12. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"From Egbert to Edmund ironside (802-1016).— From Egbert to the death of Edmund ironside, a period of above two hundred years, the crown descended regularly, ..."

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