Definition of Andirons

1. Noun. (plural of andiron) ¹



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Definition of Andirons

1. andiron [n] - See also: andiron

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Andirons

ande
andelmin
andersen sampler
andersonite
andersson lesion
andesine
andesines
andesite
andesites
andesitic
andesyte
andesytes
andira
andirine
andiron
andirons (current term)
andorite
andorra
andosite
andouille
andouilles
andouillette
andouillettes
andradite
andradites
andragogy
andranatomy
andremeyerite
andrena
andrenid

Literary usage of Andirons

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1. Due Reverence: Antiques in the Possession of the American Philosophical Society by Murphy D. Smith, . (1992)
"17) In 1976 Mrs. Henry Goddard Leach bequeathed to the Society the famous Wistar andirons. They are interesting for their size and unique detail, ..."

2. Due Reverence: Antiques in the Possession of the American Philosophical Society by Murphy D. Smith (1992)
"These andirons have been exhibited many times. ... King had cast such hairy paw-feet from carved wooden models for another such pair of andirons.12 Fig. 17. ..."

3. A History of Muhlneberg County by Otto Arthur Rothert (1913)
"Notwithstanding the fact that they andirons MADE AT THE STACK IN 1840 were used during cold weather for seventy years, they are for all practical purposes ..."

4. The Bible Word-book: A Glossary of Archaic Words and Phrases in the by William Aldis Wright, Jonathan Eastwood (1884)
"Her andirons— I had forgot them—were two winking Cupids Of silver. Shakespeare, Cymb. II. 4. 88. Anger, vt (Ps. cvi. 32; Rom. x. 19). ..."

5. Stray Reveries by Ashbel Green Vermilye (1897)
"... needs prefatory explanation to a subject like andirons. ... We go back to the savage, squatted in or before his tent: he has no andirons; ..."

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