ironsides ironsides  /ˈaɪ ərn ˌsaɪdz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)

Synonym(s)

News

  • Sailors train on Friendship

    SALEM -- Sailors from the USS Constitution were seen hoisting sails and climbing the rigging of the Friendship yesterday. This month marks the fourth year U.S. Navy personnel from "Old Ironsides" in Charlestown have come to train on Salem's Friendshi
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The Salem News

Quotes

  • Former mayor Kevin White said: "Like few others, Anthony Athanas was part of the very fabric of the city, and his Pier 4 restaurant as familiar a landmark as the Freedom Trail or Old Ironsides."
    on May 21, 2005 By: Kevin H White Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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