"iron-sick" Definition

  1. a. Having the ironwork loose or corroded; -- said of a ship when her bolts and nails are so eaten with rust that she has become leaky.

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Position in dictionary: 53226 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a.,
Words that start with "iron-sick": 1
Words that end with "iron-sick": 1
Words that contain "iron-sick": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of iron-sick

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