from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fire-grate of the general shape of a basket, supported on fire-dogs or andirons.


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  • There is a singular hooded fireplace with a fine old dog-grate, and against the end wall stands a long oaken table -- a relic of ancient feasting.

    The Dukeries

  • But our ancestors were content with a dog-grate and wood fires; they could not foresee the advent of the modern range and the great coal fires, or perhaps they would have been more careful about that beam.

    Vanishing England

  • "It was a dog-grate, Mr. Holmes, and he overpitched it.

    His Last Bow


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