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 Ironclad Oath (The),Ironsides. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ironside.
 
Edmund II., King of the Anglo-Saxons, was so called, from his iron armour. (989, 1016–1017.)   1
   Nestor Ironside. Sir Richard Steele, who assumed the name in The Guardian. (1671–1729.)   2
 


 Ironclad Oath (The),Ironsides. 

 
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