Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sheet-metal guard used to protect workmen at a furnace or firemen at a fire from the heat.

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Examples

  • Some woods, you know, burn well when green and some woods must be made dry before we can use them for fuel; but the wood we want for the fire-shield is the sort that will not burn readily; the good-burning woods we save to use in our fire.

    Shelters, Shacks and Shanties

  • "It's a variation of the fire-shield I raised; it's magical energy manifesting itself in a physical fashion.

    The Oathbound

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