Andiron

An andiron (fire-dog) is a metal utensil consisting of two upright and generally ornamental pillars set at some distance from each other with a horizontal bar connecting them. They were originally designed to prop up the extremities of logs of wood while they were being burnt. Later they were used to support the ends of a spit.
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andiron

[n] - metal supports for logs in a fireplace
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Andiron

And'i`ron noun [ Middle English anderne , aunderne , aundyre , Old French andier , French landier , from Late Latin andena , andela , anderia , of unknown origin. The Eng. was probably confused with brand-iron , Anglo-Saxon brand- &...
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andiron

A utensil for supporting wood when burning in a fireplace, one being placed on each side; a firedog; as, a pair of andirons. ... Origin: OE. Anderne, aunderne, aundyre, OF. Andier, F. Landier, fr. LL. Andena, andela, anderia, of unknown origin. The Eng. Was prob. Confused with brand-iron, AS. Brand-isen. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar ...
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andiron

firedog noun metal supports for logs in a fireplace; `the andirons were too hot to touch`
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Andiron

• (n.) A utensil for supporting wood when burning in a fireplace, one being placed on each side; a firedog; as, a pair of andirons.
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andiron

one of a pair of horizontal iron bars upon which wood is supported in an open fireplace. The oldest of fireplace furnishings, andirons were used ... [1 related articles]
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Andiron

Metal objects in pairs, with a horizontal iron bar for supporting logs in the fireplace and a vertical decorative element at the front in brass, iron or silver. Popular in England until the 18thC when
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Andiron

An andiron (older form anderne; med. Lat. andena, anderia) is a horizontal iron bar upon which logs are laid for burning in an open fireplace. They are usually used in pairs to build up a firedog, sometimes called a dog or dog-iron, intended to hold logs above the hearth in order to improve air circulation for better burning. In older eras (e.g. 1...
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andiron

iron bar used to support the end of a log in a fire
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