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fire screen



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


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Origin of fire screen

First recorded in 1750–60 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for fire screen

fire screen


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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