firebox firebox

Definition(s):

  • (n) a furnace (as on a steam locomotive) in which fuel is burned

Usage(s):

  1. This week all these items were tossed in the firebox of Drew Pearson's clangorous Washington Merry-Go-Round.
  2. Sweatily, he swung the heavy scoop between the clanking tender and the hellish firebox, pausing only rarely to rest his arm on the ledge of the left-hand window.
  3. Its firebox is the size of a portable garage.

News

  • Farmers Markets And Stands

    Billings Forge: Outdoor seasonal market at the green space next to Firebox Restaurant, Broad Street, Hartford, every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fresh CT grown herb starter plants, greens, locally produced cheese, grass-fed meats, bread, eggs, coffee, honey and more. Food stamps/EBT debit and credit accepted. Information: www.billingsforgeworks.org and 860-548-9877        
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

Quotes

  • "The firebox is original, and the damper is one of the old door handles from the original house," says David, who also uncovered the Douglas fir beams that he reused as exposed structural supports in other parts of the house.
    on Feb 17, 2008 By: David was Source: Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

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