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ironmonger

Brit a dealer in metal utensils, hardware, locks, etc.

ironmonger

[IBM] A hardware specialist (derogatory). Compare sandbender, polygon pusher.
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It felt good to finally make a three," Ironmonger said.
Some time later, point guard Micaela Cocks said the Ducks wilted a bit when Ironmonger left the game.
Leading Labour Coventry city councillors have responded by saying the work will take "only a small strip" off Ironmonger Square behind Primark.
Turns out Ironmonger, a native of Perth, Western Australia, spent some of her early grade-school years in San Jose, Calif.
The stall reopened as Queensgate Ironmongers on July 1, as Ms Fanning teamed up with her brother Lem Lemanski, who worked at Williams' for 30 years.
It is thought the sign dates back to 1880 when the ironmongers first moved into the premises.
After being struck by the occasion in the morning, Ironmonger enjoyed another special circumstance later in the day.
Recording a narrative verdict Birmingham Coroner Aidan Cotter said he was concerned that the housing association staff had not taken precautions, despite finding Mr Ironmonger trapped in a bath weeks earlier.
Along with her sister Laura, Miss Smail, pictured, helped run the John Smail and Sons ironmonger and furniture business in Bridge Street for decades.
Hosting the MIND Ball for 500 in the grounds of his Warwickshire mansion he introduced the auctioneering double act of Bigwood's Chris Ironmonger and Lodder's Nigel Phillips in typical Dennis style.
THE Romans called coal 'the best stone in Britain' and what we call jet was exported to Rome, causing a craze for coal necklacesp The marks of the Black Death in 1348(which killed one in three Europeans) looked like black coal erupting through the skin, with the word carbuncle deriving from the Latin word for small coal p Black umbrellas derive from the 1660s when Londoners started carrying them to protect themselves from the smutty rain falling on h empl Thomas Newcomen, a Cornish ironmonger, invented the atmospheric steam engine to pump water out of mines from 1712p In industrial cities coal smog was so bad that the average worker's life expectancy was 17 years.
An ironmonger that has served a Valleys community for 83 years has closed its doors for the last time.