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firedog

One of a pair of supports for logs in a fireplace; also called an andiron.
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I'm not even going to mention the fat content, because as I ate one, I became convinced that the heat index of the Firedogs actually burned the fat off before it could settle in my thighs.
Chicago Firedogs were introduced to foodservice earlier this summer, and are currently being launched at retail.
This year, 31 of them were officially incorporated into the collection, as part gift and part purchase: they include firedogs, jars, vases, clocks, and a pair of gilt-bronze candelabra attributed to Boulle that are ornamented with sphinxes, rams' heads, and classical profiles.
A pair of gilded bronze firedogs made for this room during the following decade take the form of kneeling camels, while the painted boiseries feature turbaned figures alongside familiar neo-classical motifs.
For sheer sculptural bravura, I single out the pair of serpentine rococo gilt-bronze chenets or firedogs, decorated with figures of tritons with flowing beards and tresses and curling fishtails, blowing on their conch horns to calm or raise the waves.
Silver firedogs crowned with cupids are cited by Shakespeare in A Winter's Tale and an inventory of the apartments of James I'S queen, Anne of Denmark, fists sconces and other furnishings of silver.
Take the pair of silvered bronze firedogs made in the style of the late seventeenth century that ornamented the fireplace of the Grand Salon.