dog grate


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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