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fire escape

noun

: a stairway or ladder that can be used to escape from a burning building

Full Definition of FIRE ESCAPE

:  a device for escape from a burning building; especially :  a metal stairway attached to the outside of a building

First Known Use of FIRE ESCAPE

1788
FIRE ESCAPE Defined for Kids

fire escape

noun

Definition of FIRE ESCAPE for Kids

:  a stairway that provides a way of escape from a building in case of fire

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