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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishironmongeri‧ron‧mon‧ger /ˈaɪənˌmʌŋɡə $ ˈaɪərnˌmʌŋɡər, -ˌmɑːŋ-/ noun [countable] British English old-fashioned  1 someone who works in or owns a shop that sells tools and equipment for your home and garden2 ironmonger’sironmongery noun [uncountable]
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ironmongerSome of these demonstrators, by their own later accounts, armed themselves with razor-blades or with knuckle dusters bought from ironmongers.I have tried many ironmongers without success.The same challenge for the philosopher as for the politician, the ironmonger, and the songwriter: Sell or die.He'd come into Diss to pay a bill at Aldrich's the ironmongers.The ironmonger explained how the mouse-trap should be set.The ironmongers also built up their businesses by using the human and material resources of their families.
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