firedog

[ fahyuhr-dawg, -dog ]
/ ˈfaɪərˌdɔg, -ˌdɒg /

noun Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.

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Origin of firedog

First recorded in 1785–95; fire + dog
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British Dictionary definitions for firedog

firedog
/ (ˈfaɪəˌdɒɡ) /

noun

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