fire screen

noun

Definition of fire screen

: a protective screen before a fireplace

First Known Use of fire screen

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Fire screen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fire%20screen. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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fire screen

noun

English Language Learners Definition of fire screen

US : a metal screen that is placed in front of a fireplace

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