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- n. Alternative form of ironman.
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- adj. a name for the self-acting spinning mule.
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- n. a strong man of exceptional physical endurance
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Father wheeled on me like an iron man with an iron mallet.
I’d tried to talk him into one of those quaint iron jobs with an iron man astride an iron horse, riding tail to the wind, but he’d said he was the one who had to carry the damn thing up there on a ladder, and nylon’s a hell of a lot lighter than iron.