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synonyms for andiron

  • dog
  • firedog
  • dog iron
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Moodily he stood there, one hand on the high mantel shelf, one foot upon an andiron, his eyes upon the flames.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Andiron, and′ī-urn, n. the iron bars which support the ends of the logs in a wood fire, or in which a spit turns.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
The dog stretched himself before one andiron; the cat squat down before the other.
THE PORTLAND SKETCH BOOKVARIOUS
Chenet is the French expression, an andiron, or dog-iron, as it is sometimes called.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOL. 13, NO. 76, FEBRUARY, 1864VARIOUS
A mug of cider stood near one andiron; leaning against the other was a flat stone,—the Squire's "Simon."
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOL. 13, NO. 78, APRIL, 1864VARIOUS
I stayed down stairs, and, to kind o' break up my sorrer, I chucked my head aginst the knob that was atop o' the andiron!
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 20, NO. 121, NOVEMBER, 1867VARIOUS
Nicholas knocked his pipe against the andiron, and rose, to lay it carefully on the shelf.
TIVERTON TALESALICE BROWN
To shape the feet of the andiron: The drawing shows the shape and length the legs should be.
THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: WORKING IN METALSCHARLES CONRAD SLEFFEL
The stud is screwed into the andiron and into the frame as shown by the dotted lines.
THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: WORKING IN METALSCHARLES CONRAD SLEFFEL
The end that fastens to the andiron proper is also bent square, but tapered slightly to make a nice fit.
THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: WORKING IN METALSCHARLES CONRAD SLEFFEL
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