fire-hydrant

fire hydrant

noun
a hydrant for use in extinguishing fires.
Also called fireplug.


Origin:
1940–45

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fire hydrant
 
n
Also called (esp US and NZ): fireplug a hydrant for use as an emergency supply for fighting fires, esp one in a street

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