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fire company

noun
1.
a company of firefighters.
2.
a fire-insurance company.
Origin
1730-1740
1730-40, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for fire company

fire company

noun
1.
an insurance company selling policies relating to fire risk
2.
(US) an organized body of firemen
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