[ahy-ern-sahyd] /ˈaɪ ərnˌsaɪd/
a strong person with great power of endurance or resistance.
(initial capital letter) an epithet or nickname of .
(initial capital letter). Usually, Ironsides.
ironsides, (usually used with a singular verb)
a person with great stamina or resistance
an ironclad ship
(often capital) (in the English Civil War)
nickname of Edmund II of England See Edmund II
name given to a man of great hardihood or bravery, c.1300, first applied to Edmund II, king of England (d.1016), later also to Oliver Cromwell and his troops. Old Ironsides as a nickname of U.S.S. “Constitution” dates from that ship’s defeat of H.M.S. “Guerriere” on Aug. 19, 1812, in the War of 1812.
- Iron sights
plural noun 1. conventional non-telescopic sights on a rifle
[ahy-ern-smith] /ˈaɪ ərnˌsmɪθ/ noun 1. a worker in iron; blacksmith.
noun, Chemistry. 1. . noun, Chemistry. 1. an emerald-green, crystalline, extremely water-soluble salt, used in photography and blueprinting.
noun, Metallurgy. 1. .