First of all I'd have to tie Josephine Francis down with an ironclad contract.
You might go so far as t' give that bellerin' ironclad a toot.'
The ironclad seemed to rebound and tremble for a moment, and then passed on.
The vessel described was the Miantonoma, an American ironclad turret-ship.
A monster Russian ironclad, it was said, lay somewhere “outside.”
These officials ...