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  • "The introduction of the first home steam-electric iron a few years ago was greeted with considerable fanfare, and the fervent hope, among iron-tired housewives that here, at last, was a good answer to their ironing problems." —

    Vintage Consumer Reports: Steam irons didn't impress in October 1951

  • "The introduction of the first home steam-electric iron a few years ago was greeted with considerable fanfare, and the fervent hope, among iron-tired housewives that here, at last, was a good answer to their ironing problems."

    Vintage Consumer Reports: Steam irons didn't impress in October 1951

  • No gold or silver, but a mountain of good strong iron-tired wagon wheels, four thousand excellently cooped barrels, and fifteen thousand able-bodied men to sell as slaves in Massilia.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • His holds were loaded with Gallic iron-tired wagon wheels, copper pots from Nearer Spain, some firkins of garum flavoring, and, to fill up the spaces, linen canvas from the lands of the Petrocorii.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Even the main road itself was of the same graystone, with hollows worn by years of iron-tired wagons.

    Alector's Choice

  • At first glance in the early summer sun, the land engine's framework looked like a haphazard assembly of iron rods, oak struts, and bars, all set amid four iron-tired wheels.

    The Order War

  • When the iron-tired wheels touched the deck, Justen let out a sigh of relief.

    The Order War

  • I can see it yet, that face against the slow-moving background, and hear the unending hard rattle of the iron-tired wheels on packed snow and bare cobbles.

    Time and Again

  • Forty-second Street just ahead was busy, noisy; we could hear the endless clatter of iron-tired wheels over cobble paving, and two cops stood out in the street directing traffic.

    Time and Again

  • As he watches the color of the metal, Vaos wheels in another load of charcoal in the iron-tired wheelbarrow.

    The Magic Engineer

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