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firehouse

[fahyuh r-hous] /ˈfaɪərˌhaʊs/
noun, plural firehouses
[fahyuh r-hou-ziz] /ˈfaɪərˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA)
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; fire + house
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  • Jo was home after helping out with his family's lawn-sprinkler business, before heading for the firehouse.
  • But because his firehouse sits in the woods high above the city, every few days he gets calls from residents freaked out by fauna.
  • Then when they're not, they're lifting weights and hitting the bag at the firehouse.
  • Sound the alarm-this isn't your father's firehouse kitchen.
  • No member will be segregated if that member comes to the firehouse and does his or her job.

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