Definition of firedog in English:
One of a pair of decorative metal supports for wood burning in a fireplace.
- 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.
Definition of firedog in:
- US English dictionary
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