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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural Implements, such as tongs, a shovel, and a poker, used to tend a fireplace.

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  • noun Plural form of fire iron.
  • 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 brush for the ashes.

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