Meaning of “fireguard” in the English Dictionary

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"fireguard" in British English

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fireguardnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfaɪə.ɡɑːd/ us /ˈfaɪr.ɡɑːrd/ UK US 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 themselves

(Definition of “fireguard” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)