fireback

[fahyuh r-bak]

Origin of fireback

First recorded in 1870–75; fire + back1
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fireback

noun
  1. Also called: reredos an ornamental iron slab against the back wall of a hearth
  2. any pheasant of the genus Lophura, of SE Asia
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