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Definitions of iron:

part of speech: adjective

Metal from which tonic preparations are made, as Blaud's Pills, etc.

part of speech: adjective

Ferrum, a metallic element, symbol Fe, atomic weight, 55. 85. It occurs in the chlorophyl of plants and in the hemoglobin of the red blood- corpuscles of animals, is stored in the tissues in the form of ferratin, a loose organic compound, and is excreted in the bile. A great many iron salts are employed in medicine, chiefly in the treatment of anemia and conditions associated with it; see ferrum.

Usage examples for iron:

  • Well, yes, admitted Mrs. Wiggs, taking a hot iron from the stove, I 've done that, too. "Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch", Alice Caldwell Hegan
  • How did you come to guess he had an iron "Hopalong Cassidy", Clarence E. Mulford
  • White Top Iron Mountain has lost that name and today is known far and near as White Top. "Legends of the Skyline Drive and the Great Valley of Virginia", Carrie Hunter Willis Etta Belle Walker

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