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ironworker

[ahy-ern-wur-ker] /ˈaɪ ərnˌwɜr kər/
noun
1.
a worker in iron.
2.
a person employed in an ironworks.
3.
a person who works with structural steel.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see iron, worker
Related forms
ironworking, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ironworker

ironworker

/ˈaɪənˌwɜːkə/
noun
1.
a person who works in an ironworks
2.
a person who makes articles of iron
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