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  • n. Plural form of ironmonger.


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  • For as long as Fleet has been a town, there has been a WC Baker & Sons ironmongers in its high street.

    North neglected as Hampshire district tops quality of life survey

  • Under a pile of mothy tea-cosies I found a pair of secateurs returned from the ironmongers with a brown label attached, dated 1956 and inscribed "Not Worth Repair".

    Hancox: All under one roof

  • Curiosity alone carries one through such obscure matter as a lengthy description of Obama's mother's doctoral dissertation on indigenous Indonesian ironmongers.

    The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama by David Remnick

  • I went into my local ironmongers today to see if they still did individual metal letters, with the thought of constructing my own footpath sign, to point to the kitchen or somewhere.

    Pointing to The Past

  • All this stuff reminds me of the variety of inspection covers with the names of once-flourishing local foundries and ironmongers incorporated.

    Underfoot 3

  • John Souter Ltd were builders and builders 'merchants, ironmongers, timber merchants with a sawmill, electricians, masons and plumbers.

    Cameron simply lacks the upbringing. ....

  • It is true that the UK has as it has always had, even when 5 year olds could buy a gun at the local ironmongers a much lower murder rate than the USA.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Brady II: The Objectives of the Gun Control Lobby:

  • Firearms were sold without licence in gunshops and ironmongers in virtually every town in the country, and grand department stores such as Selfridge's even offered customers an in-house range.

    Civil liberties

  • It wasn't until after the great war that the poet Manat Doru had first captured Stone-Made-Soft and Machi had come into its own as the center for the most productive mines in the world and the home of the metal trades — ironmongers, silversmiths, Westland alchemists, needle makers.

    A Shadow in Summer

  • What makes shopping in Pátzcuaro and its surrounding villages so appealing, we are told, is the opportunity to furnish and decorate a house by seeking out the work of local artisans: wood and stone carvers, weavers, ironmongers, pottery makers.

    Gringos in Paradise


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