Andiron (noun)

A metal support, typically in pairs, for holding logs in a fireplace.


From old french andier, from medieval latin anderium, from late latin ander "fireplace, hearth".


  1. The andirons were made of cast iron and had a decorative design.
  2. He added a new set of andirons to his fireplace to replace the old, rusted ones.
  3. Andirons are used to keep the logs in place and raise them off the hearth, allowing air to circulate and keeping the fire burning efficiently.
  4. The andirons are often used for decorating the fireplace and for holding the firewood.
  5. The andirons were passed down through generations as a family heirloom.
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