cast-iron

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cast-iron

Reliable and unlikely to change. Always used before a noun. You can trust me, OK? I only make cast-iron promises.

cast-iron

BRITISH or

cast iron

mainly AMERICAN
A cast-iron guarantee, piece of evidence, etc. is absolutely certain and can definitely be believed. They are demanding cast-iron guarantees of a fair hearing. Even if one could visualize her as a murderer, she has a cast-iron alibi. They will punish you for being late, unless you've a cast-iron excuse.
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"Competition law is important, but in the event of no-deal disruption, if the government wants the food supply chain to work together to tackle likely shortages - to decide where to prioritise shipments - they will have to provide castiron written reassurances that competition law will not be strictly applied to those discussions.
Most impressive of the lot, though, are the matching, castiron Blue Bird logos, together with the company nameplate, which once hung on the main gates of Harry Vincent's factory.
Treasure number one was the heavy castiron frying pan from my granddad's old terraced house, where it sat on a Victorian open range fire, sizzling bacon, sausages and tomato gravy.
The two sides spent Wednesday locked in talks but with no castiron promise to complete the agreement next summer, Motherwell decided to call the whole thing off.
The teenager, from Cefn Mawr, fell from the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct in Wrexham when a castiron railing gave way after he had gone through a gap alongside the towpath in the early hours of May 31, 2016.
Thinking about giving up a castiron guarantee of a lifetime income is a big decision and you have to seek help from a financial adviser before transferring funds.
What adds insult to injury is the fact that Tony Blair, while Prime Minister, sent letters of forgiveness to every IRA terrorist, giving them a castiron promise that they would never ever be arrested for their murderous crimes against innocent men, women and children.
This decision reflects Stephenson's integrity and professionalism as he had a share in the patent of castiron. Stephenson's choice of gauge, 4ft 81/2ins, became the worldwide standard railway gauge and is still the most widely used gauge today.
There'll be something to suit all tastes including: The Two Anchors Set up by Dusty Knuckle pizza founder Phill Lewis and Jon White (formerly of Cardiff cafe Nine Yards), The Two Anchors aims to create seafood dishes like you've never tasted before - locally sourced and cooked over a huge, castiron fire pit.
One has pretty bargeboards and stone details, two others are gothic in design, another retains a tiled floor and a castiron fireplace.
And for Vickery, there's no castiron guarantees all four games will go ahead in the next week, though he remains hopeful.
The First Minster had a castiron mandate to hold a second independence referendum.
There did not appear to be any contact when Leeds left-back Charlie Taylor went down in the area in the 40th minute, but the home side felt they had a castiron case three minutes later when Ronaldo Vieria's shot hit Jack Colback's raised arm.