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- noun plural Implements, such as tongs, a shovel, and a poker, used to tend a fireplace.
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- noun Plural form of
- noun A set of metal tools kept beside the
fireplace, used to keep the fire burning as required. Usually consisting of fire tongs, poker, spade, and a brushfor the ashes.
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