Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Chiefly Southern U.S. See andiron. See Regional Note at andiron.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Bronze Age artifact used in worshipping either bulls or the moon, or as a holder for wooden logs to be used in a fire altar.
  • n. Either of a pair of horizontal metal supports for holding logs in a fireplace

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See Firedog, in the Vocabulary.
  • n. A support for wood in a fireplace; an andiron.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as andiron.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. metal supports for logs in a fireplace

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Examples

  • In addition, the Company will also be contemplating the sale of other intellectual property assets, such as firedog (SM) intellectual property assets, Circuit City's installation and technical support service, and TradingCircuit. com, the company's proprietary auction platform for managing returned and exchanged merchandise among others.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Inc. to assist in the marketing and sale of certain of the company's intellectual property assets such as firedog (SM) and TradingCircuit. com and related businesses, and the Circuit City trademark and the circuitcity. com website.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The newest piece is a late Barbara Hepworth sculpture from 1973 called Meditation which will go to Aberdeen Art Gallery, while the oldest by some distance is a piece of iron age metalwork – a large and beautifully preserved firedog from about 50BC-50AD which has been at the National Museum of Wales since the 1930s.

    Acceptance in Lieu scheme brings a dozen new gifts to the nation

  • Yes | No | Report from firedog wrote 1 year 22 weeks ago

    Palin for Vice President?

  • Yes | No | Report from firedog wrote 1 year 3 weeks ago this demo proves why a shotgun is the ultimate home defense weapon.

    Slow-Mo Skeet

  • Yes | No | Report from firedog wrote 1 year 4 weeks ago

    Predictions for the New Year

  • Yes | No | Report from firedog wrote 1 year 12 weeks ago

    Some Random Thoughts on the Election

  • Yes | No | Report from Jim in Mo wrote 1 year 12 weeks ago firedog, I too have heard similar statements in person.

    Some Random Thoughts on the Election

  • Yes | No | Report from firedog wrote 1 year 7 weeks ago

    My Favorite Gun Movie

  • Yes | No | Report from firedog wrote 1 year 17 weeks ago

    Obama and NRA Ads

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