fireback

noun
fire·​back | \ ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌbak How to pronounce fireback (audio) \

Definition of fireback

: an often decorated cast-iron plate lining the back wall of a fireplace

First Known Use of fireback

1566, in the meaning defined above

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“Fireback.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fireback. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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