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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Iron  \I"ron\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Ironed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Ironing}.] 
  1.  To  smooth  with  an  instrument  of  iron;  especially,  to 
  smooth,  as  cloth,  with  a  heated  flatiron;  --  sometimes 
  used  with  out 
 
  2.  To  shackle  with  irons;  to  fetter  or  handcuff.  ``Ironed 
  like  a  malefactor.''  --Sir  W.  Scott. 
 
  3.  To  furnish  or  arm  with  iron;  as  to  iron  a  wagon. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ironing  \I"ron*ing\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  or  process  of  smoothing,  as  clothes,  with  hot 
  flatirons. 
 
  2.  The  clothes  ironed. 
 
  {Ironing  board},  a  flat  board,  upon  which  clothes  are  laid 
  being  ironed. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ironing 
  n  1:  clothes  or  linens  that  are  to  be  (or  have  been)  ironed 
  2:  the  work  of  ironing  washed  clothes 




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