dog grate

noun

Definition of dog grate

: a movable metal frame or basket originally supported on dogs or andirons that is used for burning logs or coal in a fireplace

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First Known Use of dog grate

1844, in the meaning defined above

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“Dog grate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dog%20grate. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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