Ironsides


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ironsides

(ˈaɪənˌsaɪdz)
n
1. a person with great stamina or resistance
2. (Historical Terms) an ironclad ship
3. (Historical Terms) (often capital) (in the English Civil War)
a. the cavalry regiment trained and commanded by Oliver Cromwell
b. Cromwell's entire army
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Noun1.ironsides - English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)Ironsides - English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)
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Stop a moment; does not that sunbeam yonder, just by the side of the town, glitter on the Ironsides?"
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With Rating Outlook Stable, in March 2018 Brazos Midstream Holdings, LLC and its financial sponsor, Old Ironsides Energy, entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Delaware Basin subsidiary companies to North Haven Infrastructure Partners II (NHIP II) and related funds for approximately $1.75 billion in cash.
Natural gas company Brazos Midstream Holdings LLC and Old Ironsides Energy Tuesday reported the completion of the divestiture of its Delaware Basin subsidiaries to North Haven Infrastructure Partners II's subsidiary (NHIP II) for USD1.75bn.
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