Definition of Ironclads

1. Noun. (plural of ironclad) ¹



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Definition of Ironclads

1. ironclad [n] - See also: ironclad

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ironclads

iron pyrites
iron radioisotopes
iron sorbitex
iron sorbitol
iron succinyl milk protein complex
iron sulfate
iron trap
iron tree
iron vitriol
ironable
ironbark
ironbark tree
ironbarks
ironbound
ironclad
ironclads (current term)
irone
ironed
ironed out
ironer
ironers
irones
ironfisted
ironhanded
ironheads
ironhearted
ironic
ironic cool
ironical
ironically

Literary usage of Ironclads

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1. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"Of the 14 coast-defence ironclads, only 9 are fit for service; ... The French ironclads Gloire, Magenta, and SJ- ferino have armor a little over 4± in. ..."

2. The British Navy: Its Strength, Resources, and Administration by Thomas Brassey Brassey (1882)
"Austria had extended her shipbuilding yards considerably, and five ironclads had been laid down. The union of the various states of their peninsula under a ..."

3. The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government by Jefferson Davis (1881)
"Mobile Bay was twelve, viz., three ironclads, ... ironclads.—Raft-Fleet of the Enemy.—Bombardment of the Forts commenced.—Advance of the Fleet:—Its Passage ..."

4. History of the United States of America by Henry William Elson (1904)
"... and they furnished admirable bases for future operations during the war.1 THE DUEL OF THE ironclads The most famous of all naval duels, and one of the ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... and of the ironclads »till on the stocks, divided Into five clashes ... The ironclads marked with an asterisk wens Dot com- pitted at the end of 1882. ..."

6. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1887)
"Tho guns and mortars should be heavy enough to penetrate the iron plating and break through the decks of ironclads, and should be numerous enough to prevent ..."

7. The History of Paraguay: With Notes of Personal Observations, and by Charles Ames Washburn (1871)
"Flight of the ironclads. — Our Servant Basilio. — Watts and Manlove. ... Attack on the ironclads. — Its Failure. WHEN, afterwards, it was found that the ..."

8. History and Digest of the International Arbitrations to which the United by John Bassett Moore (1898)
"At the time it was made, two ironclads, "Lairds'ironclads." afterward known as «Lairds» ironclads," or ..."

9. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"Of the 14 coast-defence ironclads, only 9 are fit for service; ... The French ironclads Gloire, Magenta, and SJ- ferino have armor a little over 4± in. ..."

10. The British Navy: Its Strength, Resources, and Administration by Thomas Brassey Brassey (1882)
"Austria had extended her shipbuilding yards considerably, and five ironclads had been laid down. The union of the various states of their peninsula under a ..."

11. The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government by Jefferson Davis (1881)
"Mobile Bay was twelve, viz., three ironclads, ... ironclads.—Raft-Fleet of the Enemy.—Bombardment of the Forts commenced.—Advance of the Fleet:—Its Passage ..."

12. History of the United States of America by Henry William Elson (1904)
"... and they furnished admirable bases for future operations during the war.1 THE DUEL OF THE ironclads The most famous of all naval duels, and one of the ..."

13. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... and of the ironclads »till on the stocks, divided Into five clashes ... The ironclads marked with an asterisk wens Dot com- pitted at the end of 1882. ..."

14. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1887)
"Tho guns and mortars should be heavy enough to penetrate the iron plating and break through the decks of ironclads, and should be numerous enough to prevent ..."

15. The History of Paraguay: With Notes of Personal Observations, and by Charles Ames Washburn (1871)
"Flight of the ironclads. — Our Servant Basilio. — Watts and Manlove. ... Attack on the ironclads. — Its Failure. WHEN, afterwards, it was found that the ..."

16. History and Digest of the International Arbitrations to which the United by John Bassett Moore (1898)
"At the time it was made, two ironclads, "Lairds'ironclads." afterward known as «Lairds» ironclads," or ..."

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