Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- a place for a fire, esp. an open place built in a wall, at the base of a chimney
- a masonry structure or metal frame with a grill for outdoor cooking over an open fire
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- An open recess for holding a fire at the base of a chimney; a hearth.
- A structure, usually of stone or brick, for holding an outdoor fire.