iron-sick definition

  • adjective:
    • obtaining the ironwork loose or corroded; stated of a ship whenever bolts and fingernails are incredibly poorly eaten with rust on cause leakages.
    • Having the ironwork free or corroded; -- stated of a ship whenever her bolts and nails are incredibly eaten with rust that she has become leaky.
  • others:
    • Nautical, having its iron bolts and spikes really corroded: stated of a wooden ship.

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