fireguard

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noun fire·guard \ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌgärd\

Definition of fireguard

  1. 1 :  a person who watches for the outbreak of fire; also :  a person whose duty is to extinguish fires

  2. 2 :  fire screen

  3. 3 :  firebreak

First Known Use of fireguard

1785

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