Iron Age: Meaning and Definition of
- the period in the history of humankind, following the Stone Age and the Bronze Age, marked by the use of implements and weapons made of iron.
- (l.c.)the present age, following the bronze age; the last and worst of the four ages of the human race, characterized by danger, corruption, and toil.
- (l.c.) any age or period of degeneracy or wickedness.