fire screen

  1. a screen placed in front of a fireplace for protection, especially from sparks.

Origin of fire screen

First recorded in 1750–60

Words Nearby fire screen Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use fire screen in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for fire screen

fire screen

  1. a decorative screen placed in the hearth when there is no fire

  2. a screen placed before a fire to protect the face from intense heat

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