fire back

fireback

[fahyuhr-bak]
noun
1.
a piece, lining the rear of a fireplace, usually of cast iron.
2.
the rear of a fireplace.

Origin:
1870–75; fire + back1

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fireback (ˈfaɪəˌbæk)
 
n
1.  Also called: reredos an ornamental iron slab against the back wall of a hearth
2.  any pheasant of the genus Lophura, of SE Asia

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