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firedog Syllabification: fire·dog
Pronunciation: /ˈfī(ə)rˌdäɡ/

Definition of firedog in English:


Another term for andiron.
Example sentences
  • Take the pair of silvered bronze firedogs made in the style of the late seventeenth century that ornamented the fireplace of the Grand Salon.
  • He also designed eminently practical and sleek kettles, firedogs, fenders, and fire screens.
  • Firedogs were made to occupy the tall and wide fireplaces in the principal rooms of Venetian palazzi.
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