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Definition of "wrought iron" [wrought iron]

  • An easily welded and forged iron that is a mechanical mixture of refined metallic iron with 1 to 3 percent siliceous slag. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "wrought iron" in a sentence
  • "Today, LaShekia Chatman and her mom, Renita, live in the more economically prosperous community of Cheektowaga, not far from downtown Buffalo, in a brick house with wrought iron fencing—identical to every other house on their street."
  • "A very attractive woman with short auburn hair and big brown eyes had been photographed sitting on a white-painted wrought iron chair in a garden at the height of its beauty, probably in May, I thought."
  • "There were enough wrought iron features to have kept a Sheffield steel-works going for a year."