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fire screen

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Definition of fire screen in English:

noun

A protective screen placed in front of an open fire.
Example sentences
  • Have your chimney swept regularly, use a fire screen, and burn only seasoned wood.
  • He also designed eminently practical and sleek kettles, firedogs, fenders, and fire screens.
  • This is a heavy three panel fire screen made from wrought iron with black mesh.

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