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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An area near an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a conflagration can be built

Usage examples (37)
  • His own fireside is the best place for a man to-night, Campbell.
  • It's what in the old country we call a fireside story.
  • Books that can be held in the hand, and carried to the fireside are the best after all.
  • These unostentatious gatherings of friends about our fireside were a delightful social institution. for more
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