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Pride would sift into you as the door swung slowly open to reveal a foyer full of silver vases teeming with flowers and a large fireplace, its bold brass andirons supporting fat crackling pine logs.
Spheres from Areo and white bronze Robert andirons from Lyle and Umbach create a shimmering still life in the nonworking fireplace.
Classic pieces like elegant Sheraton armchairs stand side by side with folk art that wouldn’t be out of place in a Southern Gothic horror film, not to mention all the wildly eclectic andirons.
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Origin and Etymology of andiron
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
ANDIRON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of andiron for English Language Learners
: either one of a pair of metal supports that hold the wood in a fireplace
ANDIRON Defined for Kids
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