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fire hose

a special heavy-duty hose for use in fighting destructive fires. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Here and there fire hose, like a thousand entwined serpents, writhed and twisted.

    The Secret Mark Roy J. Snell
  • There was also a fire hose on one wall because of the presence of the combustible turbine fuel.

    For Every Man A Reason Patrick Wilkins
  • The fire hose was repeatedly cut to ribbons, and the men fighting the fire killed.

    Famous Sea Fights John Richard Hale
  • With a twist of a nozzle, the fire hose came to life, throwing a pulsing stream of water on the batteries.

    For Every Man A Reason Patrick Wilkins
  • He then seized a fire hose, and by flooding the compartment averted all danger.

  • And the romp from the beach echoed with their merry laughter for all could vision Grace under the fire hose!

  • Doug Yetsko bounded forward and brought his fire hose down on the back of one invader's neck.

    Null-ABC Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire

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