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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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Mr Ironmonger's son-in-law Christopher Baldwin said: "We are pleased at the outcome of the inquest.
Frank Shaw, a partner in the ironmonger's firm, may not even have been born when the family-owned business upped sticks from its founding village of Slaithwaite in 1911 and moved to the top of Thorpe Lane in Almondbury.
The pair went shopping in the village of Lechlade near Kate's luxury Cotswolds home - and couldn't resist the old seat in an ironmonger's.
BACA, the long established (1945) Baltic Air Charter Association, presented its first dedicated air transport 'Excellence Awards' at the splendid and ancient Ironmonger's Hall in London's Barbican last week.
Mr James, a master ironmonger and Mrs James, who had worked as an ironmonger's assistant before she was married, raised Mrs Bowen and her brother William in the house above the shop.
Yesterday an inquest at Newcastle Coroner's Court heard how the pensioner, who used to run an ironmonger's business in South Shields Market, had been sitting just 80cm away from his fire, with the hearth door open.