Definitions for fireguardˈfaɪərˌgɑrd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fire•guardˈfaɪərˌgɑrd(n.)

  1. a protective framework of wire in front of a fireplace.

    Category: Building Trades

  2. Western U.S. a firebreak.

    Category: Dialect

Origin of fireguard:

1825–35, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. firebreak, fireguard(noun)

    a narrow field that has been cleared to check the spread of a prairie fire or forest fire

  2. fire screen, fireguard(noun)

    a metal screen before an open fire for protection (especially against flying sparks)

Wiktionary

  1. fireguard(Noun)

    A mesh screen around a fire to prevent sparks or falling embers.

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