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One who is very strong and courageous.

[From Ironside, nickname of Edmund II, and Ironsides, nickname of Oliver Cromwell.]


(Biography) nickname of Edmund II of England. See Edmund II


(ˈaɪ ərnˌsaɪd)

1. a strong person with great power of endurance or resistance.
2. (cap.) Usu., Ironsides. (used with a sing. v.) a nickname of Oliver Cromwell.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ironside - a man of great strength or braveryironside - a man of great strength or bravery  
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
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