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fireside

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noun fire·side \ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌsīd\

Definition of fireside

  1. 1 :  a place near the fire or hearth

  2. 2 :  home

Examples of fireside in a Sentence

  1. We sat chatting at the fireside.

  2. couldn't wait to get off the plane and back to his comfortable fireside

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First Known Use of fireside

1533


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fireside

adjective fire·side

Definition of fireside

  1. :  having an informal or intimate quality a fireside chat

First Known Use of fireside

1871


FIRESIDE Defined for English Language Learners

fireside

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noun

Definition of fireside for English Language Learners

  • : a place next to a fire : an area close to a fireplace, campfire, etc.

fireside

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Definition of fireside for English Language Learners

  • : having an informal or friendly quality


FIRESIDE Defined for Kids

fireside

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noun fire·side \ˈfīr-ˌsīd\

Definition of fireside for Students

  1. 1 :  a place near the hearth

  2. 2 :  1home 1 John would have preferred his own fireside if it had not been so lonely … — Louisa May Alcott, Little Women



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