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wrought iron

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
1670-1680
1670-80
Related forms
wrought-iron, adjective
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  • wroughtiron candelabra are hinged with clasps to hold lighting tapers.
  • The wroughtiron case bears bird and beast designs drawn from the book of kells.
British Dictionary definitions for wroughtiron

wrought iron

noun
1.
  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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