a board used to close a fireplace.
Chiefly South Midland U.S. a mantel; mantelpiece.
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How to use fireboard in a sentence
There was a great sea-chest under the eaves, and an astounding fireboard, with a picture of Apollo in his chariot.Betty Leicester | Sarah Orne Jewett
This cord was twisted once round the upper part of the drill whose lower point fitted into the shallow hole in the fireboard.A Scout of To-day | Isabel Hornibrook
The flat piece of spruce for your fireboard should be about two feet long and a little less than one inch thick.On the Trail | Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard
He then went about his evening prayers, took out his idol, and removed the paper fireboard.Moby Dick; or The Whale | Herman Melville
Cautiously he raised the fireboard from within and began to move it outwardly as though it swung on a hinge.Wizard Will | Prentiss Ingraham