from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pan or other receptacle for holding fire or live coals.
  • n. A fire-pot; a grate.
  • n. A pan or crate used to carry fire in fire-hunting.
  • n. In the English version of the Bible, used to translate a Hebrew word elsewhere rendered “censer” and “snuff-dish.”
  • n. In a firelock, the receptacle for the priming-powder.


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