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Another word for iron

  1. Something that physically confines the legs or arms.

      1. A shackle or fetter, especially for the leg.
      2. To shackle or fetter.
      1. A device, usually one of a pair connected to a chain, that encircles the ankle or wrist of a prisoner or captive.
      2. A hobble for an animal.
      3. Any of several devices, such as a clevis, used to fasten or couple.
      1. The act of restraining:
      2. The condition of being restrained, especially the condition of losing one's freedom:
      3. An influence that inhibits or restrains:
      1. A device for confining the hands, usually consisting of a set of two metal rings that are fastened about the wrists and joined by a metal chain.
      2. Something that confines or restrains:
      3. To put manacles on (someone); restrain with manacles.
      1. To walk or move along haltingly or with difficulty; limp.
      2. To put a device around the legs of (a horse, for example) so as to hamper but not prevent movement.
      3. To cause to limp.
      1. A restraining device consisting of a pair of strong, connected hoops that can be tightened and locked about the wrists and used on one or both arms of a prisoner in custody.
      2. To put handcuffs on (a person).
      3. To restrain or render ineffective.
      1. A device, usually one of a pair of rings connected to a chain, that is attached to the ankles or feet to restrict movement.
      2. Something that serves to restrict; a restraint:
      3. To put fetters on; shackle.
      1. A connected, flexible series of links, typically of metal, used especially for holding objects together, for restraining, or for transmitting mechanical power.
      2. Such a set of links, often of precious metal and with pendants attached, worn as an ornament or symbol of office.
      3. Such a set of links measuring ten yards and attached to a pole at each end, moved up and down the field to indicate necessary yardage for gaining a first down.
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  1. Full of vigor

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  2. Firmly, often unreasonably immovable in purpose or will

  1. To smooth by applying heat and pressure

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Another word for iron

  1. Made of iron

  2. Having the qualities of iron

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  1. A metallic element

  2. An implement or apparatus made, or originally made, of iron

  3. An appliance for pressing clothes

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    having many irons in the fire