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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 ?
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
So does the ironmongery - candle-boxes, and gridirons, and that sort of necessaries - because those things tell, and mount up.
I might have been inclined, myself, to regard a coffin-nail as the deadest piece of ironmongery in the trade.
ADEWSBURY-based architecture firm has completed a project for a leading ironmongery supplier.
Include for new ironmongery, frames, facings and surrounds all to provide 60minutes fire resistance.
The company makes and supplies hinges, hardware and ironmongery and is also diversifying into equestrian, garden centre and architectural ironmongery sectors.
The research by website Ironmongery Direct also found that brown bread does not get a look in though a sliced loaf is a hit in Scotland, where more than half of adults prefer their fried bacon between white bread slices.
Original features and ironmongery have been recreated.
22 November 2016 - Irish builders merchanting and DIY group Grafton Group plc (LSE: GFTU) has signed an agreement to acquire Dutch tools, fixings and ironmongery distributor Gunters en Meuser B.
A study of 1,000 tradespeople by IronmongeryDirect, the UK's largest online and mail order supplier of ironmongery products to the trade, found that 69% of tradesmen don't go to the pub that often, and 10% never go.
It became a thriving hardware and ironmongery store and two more smaller shops were opened in Tynemouth and Cullercoats.
A lick of paint, new ironmongery and some greenery or flowers and your home has externally been given a makeover.