Definition of firedog in English:

firedog

Syllabification: fire·dog
Pronunciation: /ˈfīrˌdôg
 
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noun

  • another term for andiron.
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    • 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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