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firehouse

[fahyuh r-hous] /ˈfaɪərˌhaʊs/
noun, plural firehouses
[fahyuh r-hou-ziz] /ˈfaɪərˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA)
Origin of firehouse
1895-1900
1895-1900; fire + house
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  • The man on the floor stirred and firehouse ordered the squad of enlisted men to help him up.

    Sabotage in Space Carey Rockwell
  • firehouse Tim Rush stated that they had deserted their stations.

    Sabotage in Space Carey Rockwell
  • "All right, firehouse," said Strong, using the man's nickname.

    Sabotage in Space Carey Rockwell
  • The girls thought the firehouse itself was afire and ran shrieking around the room begging to be saved.

    Continuous Vaudeville Will M. Cressy
  • But listen, we'd do anything to be taken off this detail and get firehouse off our necks.

    Sabotage in Space Carey Rockwell

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