from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In metallurgy, the low wall of fire-brick, at the end opposite the fire-bridge, separating the hearth of the furnace from the flue.


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  • The balls are rolled up into three resting places, one in the fire-bridge corner, one in the flue-bridge corner, and one in the jam, all ready for the puddler to draw them.

    The Iron Puddler Davis, James J 1922


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