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  • n. Plural form of fireside.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The existence of this very large mortgage on our farms and firesides is the chief reason why the annual cost of government in Canada has risen to $10. a week for every home in Canada.

    The Next Five Years in Canada

  • With them – in spirit – we also go forth from the sweet peace of our beloved firesides to smite the foe.

    Memorial Day: Burning Pols in Effigy « Antiwar.com Blog

  • Smart comrades rented their own firesides to eat there nightly.

    Soviet

  • At night, there is not much to do but eat good food, drink wine and relax by cozy firesides which are plentiful and kind of why you go there in the first place right?

    Courtney Cachet: Rustic Luxury in Lake Placid

  • View image of page and firesides, its dear ones, - Oh! can you leave the home of your Father & Mother, can you leave your tenderest, dearest relations, brothers, sisters, Oh Soul you can't leave them can you?

    Letter from Young John Allen to Mollie HoustonMay 1857

  • Of course at the evening firesides such wild stories of ghosts and fairies are devoured with an avidity that only a mysterious occurrence of this kind can produce.

    FALSE MERMAID

  • With them, in spirit, we also go forth from the sweet peace of our beloved firesides to smite the foe.

    Mark Twain's War Prayer

  • These men had no bundle of letters from home to cheer them; all they had to face was a desolated country, desecrated firesides, ruined homes, starving penniless families, violated womenfolk and suspense---not just for weeks or months, but for years, without news of all that life held dear for them.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • With them -- in spirit -- we also go forth from the sweet peace of our beloved firesides to smite the foe.

    Balkinization

  • Quit your whining, get busy and prepare to defend your firesides and your flag.

    Strike Against War

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