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fireplug

[ fahyuhr-pluhg ]
/ ˈfaɪərˌplʌg /
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noun
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Origin of fireplug

First recorded in 1705–15; fire + plug
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How to use fireplug in a sentence

  • He gave it a more thorough examination than a dog gives a fireplug.

    Jubilation, U.S.A.|G. L. Vandenburg
  • He removed a sliding panel marked "L-Filler-Spout" and there it was before his eyes, looking almost like a fireplug.

    The Brain|Alexander Blade
  • Look for the nearest fireplug—send instantly for policemen, and see they attend, and are active.

British Dictionary definitions for fireplug

fireplug
/ (ˈfaɪəˌplʌɡ) /

noun
another name (esp US and NZ) for fire hydrant
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