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  • n. A set of fire irons, typically including tongs, shovel, and poker.

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fire +‎ set

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  • A small, usually five piece set of tools that is kept by the fireplace or woodstove to use in the management of the fire. Pieces include the rack which the tools are hung on, a small dust broom, a small ash shovel, a prod or poker, a hook or sometimes a set of tongs. Often made of cast iron.

    February 6, 2008