from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Implements, such as tongs, a shovel, and a poker, used to tend a fireplace.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Plural form of fire iron.
- n. 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 brush for the ashes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. utensils for a fireplace or grate, as tongs, poker, and shovel.
- n. See under Fire, n.
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