the part of a chimney that opens into a room and in which fuel is burned; hearth.
any open structure, usually of masonry, for keeping a fire, as at a campsite.
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How to use fireplace in a sentence
They might be the next best thing to rubbing your hands together over a roaring fireplace.
Right now I’m sitting in front of the fireplace at home in Bozeman, Montana, wearing the Xenolith over a thin merino T-shirt.The Kora Xenolith Is My Secret Weapon Against the Cold | Wes Siler | February 2, 2021 | Outside Online
This year in addition to staying open, they have inaugurated specially curated packages to appeal to guests who prefer a steaming hot chocolate beside a fireplace to snow sports.Why some seasonal hotels across the U.S. are staying open year-round | Molly O'Brien | January 14, 2021 | Washington Post
Here’s our list of smart, fun, and useful presents that will fit in socks hung above the fireplace and make anyone happy on Christmas morning—and well afterward.
We made cold weather campaigns for people who were fans of coats, fireplaces, boots, other wintery gear.Adopting a CDP is just the beginning: How Fingerhut’s parent planned a successful onboarding process | Sponsored Content: Tealium | November 13, 2020 | Search Engine Land
Warm milk mixed with a spoonful of fireplace ashes seemed to also be popular among 19th century England.
Willie Nelson and Norah Jones May-December fireplace flirting.The Most WTF Covers of ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside,’ Everyone’s Favorite Date-Rape Holiday Classic | Kevin Fallon | November 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But let me tell you: I never hit anybody with a fireplace log, first of all.
I guess you can saw up a boat for fireplace logs, but then where would you keep the chickens?What Did TJ Mean By “Pursuit of Happiness,” Anyway? | P. J. O’Rourke | June 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The backyard, which is scheduled to open in late April, will have table service and a fireplace.
She was boiling mullets over a few red coals in the huge fireplace.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
Through these flues were forced currents of hot air from a blaze in a large fireplace at one end of the house.Our Little Korean Cousin | H. Lee M. Pike
It was deep twilight in the room, and rather cold, for the eucalyptus and olive logs in the fireplace still awaited the match.Rosemary in Search of a Father | C. N. Williamson
He kisses the top of her head lightly and goes round to the club fender, where he sits with his back to the fireplace.First Plays | A. A. Milne
And look at God's fireplace, I cry, pointing to the west, where the sun is heaping the glowing cloud coals among the mountains.The Soldier of the Valley | Nelson Lloyd
British Dictionary definitions for fireplace
an open recess in a wall of a room, at the base of a chimney, etc, for a fire; hearth
Australian an authorized place or installation for outside cooking, esp by a roadside
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