andiron definition

  • noun:
    • One of a set of material supports useful for holding up logs in a fireplace. Also referred to as dog; also known as regionally puppy iron, firedog.
    • A utensil for promoting timber whenever burning in a fireplace, one being placed on each part; a firedog; as, a pair of andirons.
    • A utensil for encouraging timber whenever burning-in a fireplace, one becoming added to each side; a firedog.
    • One of a couple of steel aids utilized for holding up logs in a fireplace. Also referred to as puppy; also called regionally dog iron, firedog.
    • A utensil for encouraging wood when burning in a fireplace, one being put on each side; a firedog; as, a pair of andirons.
    • A utensil for encouraging wood when burning in a fireplace, one becoming put on each side; a firedog.
    • certainly one of a set of metallic stands accustomed support timber burned on an open hearth.
    • One of a pair of metallic stands familiar with support wood burned on an open hearth.
    • material supports for logs in a fireplace
    • steel aids for logs in a fireplace

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