rannel tree

noun
ran·nel tree | \ ˈranᵊl- \
variants: or rannel bean

Definition of rannel tree 

dialectal, British

: a bar to support pothooks over an open fireplace

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History and Etymology for rannel tree

rannel probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian dialect randatre rannel tree, from rand edge, space above a fireplace (from Old Norse rand-, rönd rim, shield)

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