[fahyuh r-bawrd, -bohrd]
- a board used to close a fireplace.
- Chiefly South Midland U.S. a mantel; mantelpiece.
Origin of fireboard
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Examples from the Web for fireboard
I will take away the fireboard, so they can come out at the fireplace.
Then he put the fireboard back in its place and stepped forward.Wizard Will
Presently she turned to her task of restoring the motto on the fireboard.The Shield of Silence
Harriet T. Comstock
To the bow must be added the twirling-stick and fireboard (Fig. 76).On the Trail
Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard
O, I tell you, sis, you never tasted of anything so good in your life as clams roasted on a fireboard!The William Henry Letters
Abby Morton Diaz