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ironmonger

noun [C]     /ˈaɪənˌmʌŋ.ɡər/ US  /ˈaɪrnˌmʌŋ.ɡɚ/ UK old-fashioned
someone who sells tools for use in homes and gardens People who sell thingsTraders, merchants and entrepreneurs ironmonger's (plural ironmongers) tools and equipment used in homes or gardens Products and producersBuying and selling in general ironmongery     /-i/ noun [U] tools and equipment used in homes or gardens Products and producersBuying and selling in general
(Definition of ironmonger noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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