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Fireback

The back wall of a fireplace, constructed of heat-resistant masonry or ornamental cast or wrought metal, which radiates heat into the room.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

fireback, chimney back

fireback of cast iron
The back wall of the fireplace, constructed of heat-resistant masonry or ornamental cast or wrought metal, which not only is decorative but radiates heat into the room.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A 15-year-old, female Vieilott's fireback pheasant (Lophura rufa) weighing 1.4 kg, with thin body condition, was presented to the Fort Worth Zoo's Veterinary Hospital (Fort Worth, TX, USA) because of a drooping right wing.
Other birds which are subject to interpretation by Dusuns but not technically omen-bearers, are the crimson sunbird, Javan frogmouth, Indian cuckoo, large-tailed nightjar, common coucal, black and yellow broadbill, and crestless fireback. Our account of the significance attached to their sounds or a sighting, in Section 3 of the main text, will suffice.
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Once the surround is out of the way, you might be faced with a fireback, which will be in two sections.
A: A medium-weight pickaxe is the best tool for the job.Q: Is it possible to repair a cracked fireback?A: Cracks in an otherwise sound fireback can be filled with a fireproof cement.
A CENTRE the bottom half of the fireback in the opening and bed it into a thin layer of mortar.
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"He was called over during the Blitz of Manchester and came back as black as a fireback from the soot.
In the Hall Room remains a wide inglenook with its enormous iron fireback, marked with the arms of the Foleys.
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Q I HAVE a small crack in my fireback. Does this mean I can't have any more real fires this winter?