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ironmonger n.

[IBM] A hardware specialist (derogatory). Compare sandbender, polygon pusher.

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

I"ron*mon`ger (?), n.

A dealer in iron or hardware.

 

© Webster 1913.

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