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ironmaster

(ˈaɪənˌmɑːstə)
n
(Commerce) Brit a manufacturer of iron, esp (formerly) the owner of an ironworks
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Glenarm--the young widow (and the childless widow) of the great iron-master of that name.
I am glad I am an iron-master; my customers know where to find a good article--"
She and her brother are the only children of an iron-master somewhere up Northumberland way.
From the village school of Chesney Wold, intact as it is this minute, to the whole framework of society; from the whole framework of society, to the aforesaid framework receiving tremendous cracks in consequence of people (iron-masters, lead-mistresses, and what not) not minding their catechism, and getting out of the station unto which they are called--necessarily and for ever, according to Sir Leicester's rapid logic, the first station in which they happen to find themselves; and from that, to their educating other people out of THEIR stations, and so obliterating the landmarks, and opening the floodgates, and all the rest of it; this is the swift progress of the Dedlock mind.
This, however, cannot be expected till they see clearly that foreign iron-masters are willing to co-operate.
Born on July 14, 1868, the granddaughter of an iron-master and daughter of a three-times Mayor of Middlesbrough, she became an archaeologist, linguist and the greatest female mountaineer of her era.
The Grade II-listed building is said to have been built about 1780 by iron-master James Attwood.
TYNEMOUTH Pageant are performing Breaking the Shackles, written by the company's founder member Roger Burgess to commemorate the Bicentenary of the 1807 Abolition of Breaking the Shackles shows how slavery and its results affected Tyneside by contrasting the privileged life of Tyneside iron-master Clem Tasker, who is manufacturing and exporting slave shackles, with the cruelty of the transatlantic slave trade.
Mr Burton, the girls' father, was an iron-master, as his father had been before him; and he and Anthony drove every day to the works in the dark valley on the other side of the ridge which divides the Black Country from the woods and hills and meadowlands of West Mershire.