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English definition of “fireguard”


noun [C]     /ˈfaɪə.ɡɑːd/ US  /ˈfaɪr.ɡɑːrd/ (US also firescreen)
a metal frame that is put in front of a fireplace to prevent burning wood or coal from falling onto the floor, or to prevent children or pets from burning themselvesThe fireplace and parts of the fireplace
(Definition of fireguard noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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