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i•ron•clad



Pronunciation: (
adj.ī'urn-klad';
n.ī'urn-klad"),
[key]
adj.
1. covered or cased with iron plates, as a ship for naval warfare; armor-plated.
2. very rigid or exacting; inflexible; unbreakable: an ironclad contract.

n.
a wooden warship of the middle or late 19th century having iron or steel armor plating.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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