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firepan

[fahyuh r-pan]
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noun
  1. a metal grate for holding hot coals.

Origin of firepan

before 1000; Middle English, Old English; see fire, pan1
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Examples from the Web for firepan

Historical Examples

  • I'd rather have him than any other ten bears in the Firepan Range.

    The Grizzly King</p>

    James Oliver Curwood

  • He was surprised when he learned that he was not on Firepan Creek after all.

    The Courage of Marge O'Doone

    James Oliver Curwood

  • David made up his mind that it must be the Firepan, and he could feel his pulse quicken as he started up it with Baree.

    The Courage of Marge O'Doone

    James Oliver Curwood

  • "Guess he was a little crazy," Brokaw had said, speaking of Tavish as he had last known him on the Firepan.

    The Courage of Marge O'Doone

    James Oliver Curwood

  • Pipoonaskoos is buried in the Firepan Range country, with a slab over his head, just like a white man.

    The Grizzly King</p>

    James Oliver Curwood


British Dictionary definitions for firepan

firepan

noun
  1. a metal container for a fire in a room
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