iron lace

/aɪən ˈleɪs/ (say uyuhn 'lays)

cast-iron ornamentation often of an intricate kind associated particularly with 19th-century terrace houses: *sandstone double-decker houses, each with its little balcony edged with rusty iron lace, and its door opening on to the street –ruth park, 1948.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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