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Work in iron, such as gratings and rails.
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1. (Crafts) work done in iron, esp decorative work
2. (Crafts) the craft or practice of working in iron
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(ˈaɪ ərnˌwɜrk)

objects or parts of objects made of iron: ornamental ironwork.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ironwork - work made of iron (gratings or rails or railings etc)ironwork - work made of iron (gratings or rails or railings etc); "the houses had much ornamental ironwork"
piece of work, work - a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing; "it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works"; "the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work"; "he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey"; "the work of an active imagination"; "erosion is the work of wind or water over time"
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[ˈaɪənwɜːk] N (on piece of furniture) → herraje m; (on building) → obra f de hierro
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He decided that for tariff purposes, it was "ornamental ironwork" and wrote out a bill.