Iron

I"ron

, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ironed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Ironing.]
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1. To smooth with an instrument of iron; especially, to smooth, as cloth, with a heated flatiron; -- sometimes used with out.
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2. To shackle with irons; to fetter or handcuff. "Ironed like a malefactor." Sir W. Scott.
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3. To furnish or arm with iron; as, to iron a wagon.

iron out differences resolve differences; settle a dispute.
[PJC]

I"ron*bark`

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I"ron*bark` tree`

(?). (Bot.) The Australian Eucalyptus Sideroxylon, used largely by carpenters and shipbuilders; -- called also ironwood. Also applied to other Australian eucalyptuses with a hard, solid bark
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