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fireboard

[ fahyuh r-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈfaɪərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
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noun

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

RELATED WORDS

mantelpiece, chimneypiece, mantelshelf

Nearby words

fireball, fireballer, firebase, firebird, firebird, the, fireboard, fireboat, firebomb, firebox, firebrand, firebrat

Origin of fireboard

First recorded in 1820–30; fire + board
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