Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: irons
IPA transcription: ['aɪɚnz]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: irons, chains
    Meaning: metal shackles; for hands or legs
Usage examples
  • She hurried to her irons, and tried to make up for lost time.
  • Ultimately the prize was usually taken, the crew put in irons, and the pirates returned home with their capture, no doubt being received with acclamation upon their arrival.
  • He was so restless; not speaking (she wished he would), but starting up and then sitting down, and meddling with her irons; he seemed so fierce, too, to judge from his face.
  • You have to be a pretty knowing cove to tear up your shirt, cut up your sheet to make a rope, punch holes in doors, get up false papers, make false keys, file your irons, hang out your cord, hide yourself, and disguise yourself! The old fellow hasn't managed to play it, he doesn't understand how to work the business."