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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FIREPLACE

They would sit together, one on each side of the fireplace, talking.

When she turned back to the fireplace her hands were trembling.

John Gilman walked over and looked at the fireplace critically.

Only when it came to the fireplace did she make a last stand.

He would keep her from putting it into just such foolishnesses as this fireplace.

If we heaped the fireplace to the top, it could not make them seem home-like.

Your fireplace you will build of two green logs laid side by side.

Mme. de Sallus in her drawing-room, seated in a corner by the fireplace.

The fireplace was filled with cedar boughs and sweet-smelling myrtle.

And the cat sat by the fireplace, purred and said never a word.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1700, from fire (n.) + place (n.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FIREPLACE

barbecue

noungrill for cookout
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.