from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of two movable iron cheeks or plates used in cooking-stoves to enlarge or contract the grate at pleasure.
- n. One of two short, thick bars of iron used to hold the ends of the sticks in a wood-fire built on a hearth.
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