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fireroom

[fahyuh r-room, -roo m] /ˈfaɪərˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
noun, Nautical
1.
a chamber in which the boilers of a steam vessel are fired.
Also called stokehold, stokehole.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; Americanism

stokehole

[stohk-hohl] /ˈstoʊkˌhoʊl/
noun
1.
Also, stokehold
[stohk-hohld] /ˈstoʊkˌhoʊld/ (Show IPA)
. fire room.
2.
a hole in a furnace through which the fire is stoked.
Origin
1650-60; stoke1 + hole
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British Dictionary definitions for stokehold

stokehold

/ˈstəʊkˌhəʊld/
noun (nautical)
1.
a coal bunker for a ship's furnace
2.
the hold for a ship's boilers; fire room

stokehole

/ˈstəʊkˌhəʊl/
noun
1.
another word for stokehold
2.
a hole in a furnace through which it is stoked
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