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Iron

The hieroglyphic for iron is which denotes “gold at the bottom” (O), only its upper part is too sharp, volatile, and half corrosive this being taken away, iron would become gold…

Irons

(In). In fetters. “Mettre les fers aux pieds à [quelqu'un].” Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894IroncladIron Maiden of Nuremberg A B C D E …

Iron Duke

(The). The Duke of Wellington was so called from his iron will. (1769-1852.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Iron-handIron-arm A B C D E F G H I J …

Iron Horse

(The). The railway locomotive. “We can now drive the iron horse from India down the valley of the Irrawaddy, and (vid Moulmein) to the very gates of China, without any political imped…

Jeremy Irons

Jeremy Irons is known as a masterful and slightly unnerving dramatic actor who bounces between serious dramas and popcorn blockbusters. The English actor is best known for playing villains in Die Hard…

Iron Mask

The man in the iron mask (called Lestang) was Count Ercolo Antonio Matthioli, a senator of Mantua, and private agent of Ferdinand Charles, Duke of Mantua. He suffered imprisonment of twenty…

The Iron Giant

Director:Brad BirdWriter:Tim McCanliesWarner Bros.; 90 minutes; PGRelease:8/99Voices of:Jennifer Aniston, Harry Connick Jr., Vin Diesel, Eli Marienthal The Iron Giant is based on British Poet …

Iron Age

The era between the death of Charlemagne and the close of the Carlovingian dynasty is so called from its almost ceaseless wars. It is sometimes called the leaden age for its worthlessness, …

Iron Hans

Iron Hans There was once upon a time a king who had a great forest near his palace, full of all kinds of wild animals. One day he sent out a huntsman to shoot him a roe, but he did not come ba…