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wrought-iron

[ˌrɔːtˈaɪən] adjdi ferro battuto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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It had a spacious courtyard, bordered with trees, and enclosed with a wrought-iron fence.
In those days the front of the Province House looked upon the street; and the whole site now occupied by the brick range of stores, as well as the present court-yard, was laid out in grass plats, overshadowed by trees and bordered by a wrought-iron fence.
Fentolin, on leaving the dining-room, steered his chair with great precision through the open, wrought-iron doors of a small lift at the further end of the hall, which Doctor Sarson, who stepped in with him, promptly directed to the second floor.
We got out before a wrought-iron gateway which stood half open and walked up a circular drive to the door of a large villa of a neglected appearance.
The bars of the central way and the wrought-iron arch between the dark weather-stained stone piers were very rusty; and, though fresh tracks of wheels ran under it, the gate looked as if it had not been opened for a very long time.
A vine-encrusted, vaguely Tuscan-style villa set behind massive wrought-iron gates on a secluded hillside high above Beverly Hills and owned, per property records, by screenwriter and producer Akiva Goldsman, has come up for sale outside the Multiple Listing Service with an asking price of $12.5 million.
Improvements include the conservation of a 17th Century Cosin reredos screen, the installation of a toilet with disabled access, a servery in the north aisle and a toilet in the choir vestry, new carpets to the nave, sanctuary and two vestries and, over the next few months, the repair of the Victorian wrought-iron gates to the churchyard and the installation of specially-designed wrought-iron gates to the porch at the south door to replace dilapidated wooden ones.
Bordered by a stone-built front boundary wall, the grounds benefit from retaining the original wrought-iron railings and brick-pillared wrought iron gate with wide flagstone pathway, flanked by deep, well-stocked perennial borders.
The spacious lounge also has room for a dining area; The cream fitted kitchen includes an Aga and a Smeg refrigerator; A gravel driveway provides ample parking space and the property also has a wrought-iron gazebo
/ First Light, a year-old company, unveils wrought-iron lamps with florallike shades made from a treated silk material over a wire frame, available in seven colors.
I WAS very interested to read about Danny and Kevin, the guys who make the wrought-iron gates featured in your column on December 22, 2003.