Etymology
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ironwork (n.)

also iron-work, "objects made of iron," early 15c., from iron (n.) + work (n.). Related: Iron-worker (15c.). Iron works "iron foundry" is from 1580s.

updated on January 05, 2016

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Definitions of ironwork from WordNet

ironwork (n.)
work made of iron (gratings or rails or railings etc);
the houses had much ornamental ironwork
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.