Fireplug definition

fīrplug
A street hydrant to which a hose can be attached for fighting fires.
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A fire hydrant.
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Noun

Singular:
fireplug
Plural:
fireplugs

Origin of fireplug

  • fire +‎ plug, referring to the system used prior to fire hydrants, in which a large plug was placed into a hole in the water main, then covered with a barrel. The plug was removed when water was needed.

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