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I-radadjPrepared, made ready. 2. learned, instructed, expert.
I-radlicheadvPromptly, readily, straightaway.
I-raht vbTo tell, narrate, say. 2. explain, expound, interpret
I-redeadjPrepared, ready.
I-rihtnRights, dues, rightful possession.
I-risevbTo rise, lift up.
IrishnThe Irish people. 2. (US) temper; anger, passion.  3. whiskey, or whisky, elaborated in Ireland.  
Irish adjPertaining to or originating from Ireland or the Irish people. 2. pertaining to the Irish language. 3. nonsensical, daft or complex.
IronnA ductile, malleable, silver-white metallic element, scarcely known in a pure condition, but much used in its crude or impure carbon-containing forms for making tools, implements, machinery, etc. symbol: Fe; atomic weight: 55.847; atomic number: 26; specific gravity: 7.86 at 20°C. Compare cast iron, pig iron, steel, wrought iron. 2. something hard, strong, rigid, unyielding, or the like: hearts of iron. 3. an instrument, utensil, weapon, etc., made of iron. 4. an appliance with a flat metal bottom, used when heated, as by electricity, to press or smooth clothes, linens, etc. 5. in golf. one of a series of nine iron-headed clubs having progressively sloped-back faces, used for driving or lofting the ball.
Iron adjOf, containing, or made of iron: an iron skillet. 2. resembling iron in firmness, strength, color, etc.: an iron will. 3. stern; harsh; cruel. 4. rigid, stiff, inflexible; unrelenting. 5. strong; robust; healthy.
Iron vbTo smooth or press with a heated iron, as clothes or linens. 2. to furnish, mount, or arm with iron. 3. to shackle or fetter with irons. 4. in metalworking: to smooth and thin the walls of (an object being deep-drawn). 5. to press clothes, linens, etc., with an iron. 6. to iron or press (an item of clothing or the like). 7. to remove (wrinkles) from by ironing. 8. to resolve or clear up (difficulties, disagreements, etc. 9. to shackle or fetter with irons. 10. to furnish, cover, fit or arm with irons or handcuffs.
Iron phr"Fresh Off the Irons" - fresh from school, or further studies; a greenhorn, novice, newcomer.
Iron phr"Have Something in an Iron Grip" - to hold something very securely.
Iron phr"Have Iron Within His Soul" - be bitter and disenchanted by the vicissitudes of life.
Iron phr"Have Other Irons in the Fire" - to have the opportunity to do something else as an an alternative.
Iron phr"Have Too Many Irons in the Fire" - too many objects or tasks requiring one's attention at once. 2. to attempt to do too many things at the same time.
Iron phr"Iron On" - to design to be applied with heat and pressure, as by an iron.
Iron phr"Iron Out" - remove by means of a hot iron. 2. fig. resolve or clear up difficulties, disagreements etc.
Iron phr"Put Every Iron in the Fire" - to try every means.
Iron phr"Strike while the Iron's Hot" - to take advantage of something that cannot last.
Iron phr"Wield a Rod of Iron (Fist/Hand)" - to rule with strict discipline.
Iron-boot nA medieval form of torture whereby the imprisoned limb was crushed by wedges driven in between the knees and the boot.
Ironer nOne who irons; a laundry maid.
Iron-fisted adjRuthless, harsh, tyrannical. 2. stingy, tight-fisted, mean.
Iron-flint nFerruginous quartz.
Iron-gang nConvicts working in irons; the chain-gang.
Iron-greyadjOf the dark grey colour of freshly-broken iron. 2. Of dark hair when turning grey. 3. an iron-grey colour. 4. an iron-grey horse or dog.
Iron-handed adjDespotic, dictatorial, tiranical, inflexible. 3. severe, harsh, rigorous, despotic.
Iron-headedadjFoolish, irrational, senseless, witless. 2. hardhearted or determined.
Iron-heartedadjHaving no feelings, heartless, cruel, unfeeling, hardhearted.
Iron-horse nA locomotive engine; a train.
Ironing nThe act of pressing clothes with a flat iron. 2. laundry that has been washed and is ready to br ironed.
Ironing-board nA smooth board covered with cloth, used in ironing.
Ironish adjResembling iron, as in taste.
Ironless adjLacking, deficient in iron.
Iron-like nResembling or characteristic of iron in some aspect.
Iron-lungnA pneumatic device for assisted breathing.
Ironly advIn an 'iron' manner, opprobiously, rigorously.
Iron-maiden nA medieval torture device consisting of a chamber lined with spikes which encloses upon and impales the victim inside. 2. a woman of uncomprising politics and leadership style.
Iron-mannAn extremely tough and strong athlete, esp. one who co mpetes in extreme athletic conditions, or in large number of games consecutively. 2. a form of surf life-saving activity or competition which combines swimming, board-paddling, ski-paddling and running. 3. an extreme form of triathlon, that comprises swimming, bike-riding, and a marathon run. 4. an athlete, female or man, who competes in such competitions.
Iron-minded adjInflexible, severe, rigorous, despotic.
Iron-mine nA mine from which iron is quarried.
Ironmonger nA dealer in ironware; a hardware dealer in iron.
Ironmonger's shop nA shop selling hardware.
Iron-mooded adjSevere and unchanging of mood.
Iron-nessnPhysical strength and hardness
Iron-on nA patch, design or the like applied by ironing on.
Iron-orenA mineral deposit from which iron can be viably and profitablely extracted
Irons nShackles, fetters, chains; manacles.
IronseednThe knapweed, Centaurea nigra.
Iron-sick adjSuffering from sickness or illness due to the presence of too much iron in one's body.
Ironside nOne who is strong, determined and courageous.
Iron-sided adjStrong, determined, and courageous.
Iron-sleep nDeath.
IronsmithnAn artificer in iron; a blacksmith.
Ironshod adjShod or cased with iron, as in an "ironshod wheel."
Ironside nA strong person with great power of endurance. 2. a man of great bravery or hardihood.
Iron-souled adjStrong-willed and steadfast in the face of temptation.
Ironstone nAny iron-bearing mineral or rock with siliceous impurities.
Ironstone-ware nA hard kind of white pottery.
Iron-tree nA small slow-growing deciduous tree of Northern Iran having a low-domed shape.
IronwarenA hard kind of white pottery. 2. a general name for all kinds of articles made of iron; hardware. 3. articles of iron, as pots, kettles or tools.
Iron-willed adjStrong, unbending, determined of will.
Iron-witted adjDull, stupid; effete.
Iron-wood nAny of the various trees yielding a hard, heavy wood, as the American hornbeam, "Carpinus caroliana" or "Lyonothammus floribundus" - found on the islands off the coast of southern California.
Iron-work nAnything made of iron, as part of a building.
Iron-worker nOne who works in the production of, and use of, iron.
Iron working nManufacture or production of anything made of iron.
Ironworks nA place, factory, mill where iron is produced.
Ironwort nA herb of the mint family - Sideritis- supposed to heal sword cuts and wounds.
IrrenErre, ire, wrath, anger. 2. gone astray, confusion, perversion, depravity.

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