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fireboard

[ fahyuhr-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈfaɪərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
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noun

a board used to close a fireplace.
Chiefly South Midland U.S. a mantel; mantelpiece.

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Origin of fireboard

First recorded in 1820–30; fire + board
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