fire screen

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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. fire power,
  2. fire raiser,
  3. fire red,
  4. fire resistance,
  5. fire sale,
  6. fire setting,
  7. fire ship,
  8. fire sign,
  9. fire station,
  10. fire support

Origin of fire screen

First recorded in 1750–60

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British Dictionary definitions for fire screen

fire screen

noun

a decorative screen placed in the hearth when there is no fire
a screen placed before a fire to protect the face from intense heat
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