wrought iron

wrought iron

wrought iron ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a form of iron, almost entirely free of carbon and having a fibrous structure including a uniformly distributed slag content, that is readily forged and welded.

Origin of wrought iron First recorded in 1670–80 Related formswrought-i·ron, adjective Examples from the Web for wrought iron Historical Examples of wrought iron

  • Lamps were here—scores of them, in wrought-iron chandeliers.

    The House Under the Sea

    Sir Max Pemberton

  • They had reached the wrought-iron gates at the end of the avenue.


    Rafael Sabatini

  • Wrought-iron beds with a pair of rollers were built for them.

    Artillery Through the Ages

    Albert Manucy

  • She removed some non-existent dust from the wrought-iron standard.

    The Trail of the Hawk

    Sinclair Lewis

  • There were no wrought-iron pipes then made or sold in America.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)

    Elbert Hubbard

  • British Dictionary definitions for wrought iron wrought iron noun

      1. a pure form of iron having a low carbon content and a fibrous microstructure. It is made by various processes and is often used for decorative work
      2. (as modifier)wrought-iron gates

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