noun Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
Examples from the Web for firedog
"Don't say that it is not pretty," added my aunt, brushing the firedog with the tip of her tiny boot.Monsieur, Madame and Bebe, Complete|Gustave Droz
Mr. Luce noted these signs of belligerency and braced his firedog legs.The Skipper and the Skipped|Holman Day
"Money won't do it," he said, brushing the iron head of the firedog with the hollow of his hand.Return of the Native|Thomas Hardy