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wrought -- as in: wrought iron
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as in: wrought iron Define
worked -- as when iron is shaped to fit by bending or beating
  • The windows have decorative wrought iron bars for security.
  • a hand wrought silver bracelet
  • The bedstead, chairs, and lounges, were of bamboo, wrought in peculiarly graceful and fanciful patterns.
    Stowe, Harriet Beecher  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • The King’s daughter is all glorious within; her clothing is of wrought gold.
    Psalm 45:12-14 (KJ21)

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  • The Woggle-Bug found two handsome bracelets of wrought gold, which fitted his slender arms very well.
    Baum, L. Frank  --  The Marvelous Land of Oz
  • Great business must be wrought ere noon.
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth
  • Harry looked behind him and saw a wrought-iron archway where the barrier had been, with the words Platform Nine and Three-Quarters on it.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • Then she lifted from her lap a great stone of a clear green, set in a silver brooch that was wrought in the likeness of an eagle with outspread wings;
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • with silver wrought full clean and well
    Geoffrey Chaucer  --  The Canterbury Tales
  • I even rinsed the wrought-iron furniture in the greenhouse, though it was already clean and it was also probably too warm to sit out there.
    Alex Flinn  --  Beastly

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  • By-and-by Tom’s reading and dreaming about princely life wrought such a strong effect upon him that he began to ACT the prince, unconsciously.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • Then Eowyn gave to Merry an ancient horn, small but cunningly wrought all of fair silver
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Return of the King
  • a finely wrought gold chain
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The House of the Seven Gables
  • The screen was an old one, of gilt Spanish leather, stamped and wrought with a rather florid Louis-Quatorze pattern.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • When we got off the bus, a scrap of paper tumbled up the sidewalk and stuck on the wrought-iron gate of the hospital entrance.
    Victor Martinez  --  Parrot in the Oven
  • wrought with fruited vines
    T.S. Eliot  --  The Waste Land
  • for whom first was that sword wrought
    Unknown  --  Beowulf
  • ...with whom she had wrought... (2:19)
    The Bible  --  Ruth
  • It had been wrought, as was easy to perceive, with wonderful skill of needlework...
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • a well-wrought brazen urn
    Sophocles  --  Antigone
  • Give me your favor:—my dull brain was wrought
    With things forgotten.
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth
  • Being unprepar’d,
    Our will became the servant to defect;
    Which else should free have wrought.
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth
  • Have you considered my speeches? Know
    That it was he, in the times past, which held you
    So under fortune; which you thought had been
    Our innocent self: this I made good to you
    In our last conference, pass’d in probation with you
    How you were borne in hand, how cross’d, the instruments,
    Who wrought with them, and all things else that might
    To half a soul and to a notion craz’d
    Say, "Thus did Banquo."
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth
  • As a carpenter’s nails are divided into wrought nails and cut nails; so mankind may be similarly divided.
    Melville, Herman  --  Moby Dick I-LXVII
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as in: wrought iron Define
worked -- as when iron is shaped to fit by bending or beating
as in: the damage he has wrought Define
caused to happen or occurred as a consequence
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