from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Someone who irons, someone who does ironing.
- n. A mangle, a device used to iron clothes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, irons.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which irons.
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I use my Kitchen Aid mixer regularly, the blender fairly frequently; don't know for sure what an "ironer" is; never had any of the other items of Jennifer's "unused" list.
Occasionally an ironer lost the stride for an instant, gasped or sighed, then caught it up again with weary determination.
An unused hammock, Jennifer, made me slightly alarmed, but what really picked my curiosity were three items, which I do not recognize: an ironer, the Ghetto blasters (Ghetto? blasters?) and the have-a-heart trap.
And so will be the Ironrite ironer, which I'm going to have to figure out how to use when my housekeeper goes on maternity leave.
Not until their third meeting would she agree to him walking home with her: to the little wooden house by the river where she lived with her mother, a “fancy ironer.”
Working that job was like staring into a diorama of a Christian hell or a mechanical Ba'al, and gave me a deep personal appreciation for a Stephen King short story "The Mangler" about a demonically possessed speed ironer at a laundry.
She told the manager and me she'd noticed me that morning in line and just thought I'd made a good press ironer.
She had worked always in our laundry, beginning as a hand ironer.
Now my mother was an unusually good washer and ironer.
She's a beautiful washer and ironer, but none of her children are deaf, and she hasn't any, anyway.
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