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fire hose

  1. a special heavy-duty hose for use in fighting destructive fires.
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Examples from the Web for fire hose

Historical Examples of fire hose

  • In self-defence the firemen repelled the attack with the fire-hose.

    Trooper Bluegum at the Dardanelles

    Oliver Hogue

  • Telephone to the police, and tell Graves to get the fire-hose out.

  • They could sweep the approaches to the fort as a fire-hose flushes a gutter.

  • So he will let us turn on the fire-hose from the first, and let off no volleys in the air.

    A Tatter of Scarlet

    S. R. Crockett

  • He then got hold of a fire-hose and flooded the compartment, extinguishing the fire in some empty shell-bags which were burning.