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1fireside

noun fire·side \-ˌsīd\

: a place next to a fire : an area close to a fireplace, campfire, etc.

Full Definition of FIRESIDE

1
:  a place near the fire or hearth
2
:  home
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Examples of FIRESIDE

  1. We sat chatting at the fireside.
  2. <couldn't wait to get off the plane and back to his comfortable fireside>

First Known Use of FIRESIDE

1563

2fireside

adjective

: having an informal or friendly quality

Full Definition of FIRESIDE

:  having an informal or intimate quality <a fireside chat>

First Known Use of FIRESIDE

1740
FIRESIDE Defined for Kids

fireside

noun fire·side \ˈfīr-ˌsīd\

Definition of FIRESIDE for Kids

1
:  a place near the hearth
2
:  1home 1 <John would have preferred his own fireside if it had not been so lonely … — Louisa May Alcott, Little Women>

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