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fire company

noun
1.
a company of firefighters.
2.
a fire-insurance company.
Origin of fire company
1730-1740
An Americanism dating back to 1730-40
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fire company

noun
1.
an insurance company selling policies relating to fire risk
2.
(US) an organized body of firemen
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