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

Examples of fireback in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s also a cast iron fireback in the fireplace in the living room. Joanne Kempinger Demski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 26 May 2022

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First Known Use of fireback

1566, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fireback was in 1566

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Last Updated

2 Jun 2022

Cite this Entry

“Fireback.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fireback. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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