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i·ron·mon·ger·y

 (ī′ərn-mŭng′gə-rē, -mŏng′-)
n. pl. i·ron·mon·ger·ies Chiefly British
1. Ironware.
2. The shop or business of an ironmonger.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ironmongery - the merchandise that is sold in an ironmonger's shopironmongery - the merchandise that is sold in an ironmonger's shop
merchandise, product, ware - commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations
تِجارَة الحَديد والأدوات المنزليَّه
železářské zbožíželezářství
isenkram
járnvöruverslun
železiarstvo
hırdavathırdavatçılıknalburiyenalburluk

ironmongery

[ˈaɪənˌmʌŋgərɪ] N (Brit) (= ironware) → quincalla f, ferretería f (also fig)

ironmongery

[ˈaɪərnmʌŋgəri] n (British) (= hardware) → quincaillerie firon ore nminerai m de fer

ironmongery

[ˈaɪənˌmʌŋgrɪ] n (goods) → ferramenta

iron

(ˈaiən) noun
1. (also adjective) (of) an element that is the most common metal, is very hard, and is widely used for making tools etc. Steel is made from iron; The ground is as hard as iron; iron railings; iron determination (= very strong determination).
2. a flat-bottomed instrument that is heated up and used for smoothing clothes etc. I've burnt a hole in my dress with the iron.
3. a type of golf-club.
verb
to smooth (clothes etc) with an iron. This dress needs to be ironed; I've been ironing all afternoon.
ˈironing noun
clothes etc waiting to be ironed, or just ironed. What a huge pile of ironing!
ˈirons noun plural
formerly, a prisoner's chains. They put him in irons.
ˈironing-board noun
a padded board on which to iron clothes.
ˈironmonger noun
a dealer in articles of metal eg tools, locks etc and other goods.
ˈironmongery noun
the business or goods of an ironmonger.
have several irons in the fire, have too many etc irons in the fire
to be involved in, or doing, several etc things at the same time.
iron out
1. to get rid of (creases etc) by ironing.
2. to get rid of (difficulties etc) so that progress becomes easier.
strike while the iron is hot
to act etc while the situation is favourable.
References in classic literature ?
I might have been inclined, myself, to regard a coffin-nail as the deadest piece of ironmongery in the trade.
So does the ironmongery - candle-boxes, and gridirons, and that sort of necessaries - because those things tell, and mount up.
There's only one good that has ever come to me, out of this cursed old rusty mechanical trade, and that's this piece of ironmongery, upon my soul
Supply and Delivery of Glazing Units, Internal Doors and Ironmongery Products
A lick of paint, new ironmongery and some greenery or flowers and your home has externally been given a makeover.
For instance, if a sub-contractor were to state that "the supply and fixing of a door is included", but that "the supply and fixing of ironmongery is excluded", a reasonable contractor would foresee that the door cannot be fixed without hinges (in this case, part of the excluded ironmongery).
A wide range of products from leading brands are available on the site, including heating and plumbing products, commercial products, parts and spares, kitchens and bathrooms, DIY products, ironmongery, security and electrical products.
Belfast City Council, which is providing PS11million towards the project, said a range of supply chain opportunities are available, including work with interior walls and ceilings, doors and ironmongery, fencing and gates, roofing, steelwork, decorating, cleaning and landscaping.
I may be obtuse, but I utterly fail to see how such a piece of ironmongery could possibly assist in the instruction of future air raid wardens whose job will be to cope with atom bombs.
Williams, the ironmongery business which has been a staple of markets in Huddersfield, will shut down on Saturday.
Vicky Tomline, Head of Sales and Marketing at Ironmongery Online said this week “The figures are another real boost for the UK economy and suggest that whilst staycations may have increased as the result of economic downturn, the experience has been so positive that many want to keep holidaying in the UK.
The sign, which reads "Perkins' Ironmongery Stores", had been covered up by successive new shop fronts but never removed.