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fire escape

noun
1.
an apparatus or structure used to escape from a burning building, as a metal stairway down an outside wall.
Origin of fire escape
1670-1680
First recorded in 1670-80
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fire escape

noun
1.
a means of evacuating people from a building in the event of fire, esp a metal staircase outside the building
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