firedog

[ fahyuhr-dawg, -dog ]
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nounChiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.

Origin of firedog

1
First recorded in 1785–95; fire + dog

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firedog

/ (ˈfaɪəˌdɒɡ) /


noun
  1. either of a pair of decorative metal stands used to support logs in an open fire

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