Definition of iron founding in US English:

iron founding

noun

  • The process, craft, or industry of founding or casting iron.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Sinclair (1754–1835), agricultural improver, politician, and codifier of ‘useful knowledge’. From iron + founding.

Pronunciation

iron founding

/ˈʌɪən ˌfaʊndɪŋ/