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andiron

One of a pair of metal supports for a log in a fireplace.
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"My feeling is that we're entering another decade much like we saw through the very late '60s and early '70s, when Utah's Dixie andiron County were discovered and growth just exploded forward ...
"National Intellectual Capital Stokes and Organizational Culture: A Comparison of Lebanon Andiron".
We've stayed at the Seafoam Lodge, Pine Beach Inn, the Andiron. Every one was a great puppy experience.
China pugs guarded the hearth; a brass sunflower smiled from the top of either andiron, and a brass peacock spread its tail before them....
Grismelda drew a poker from the fire's andiron and went to the door, saying 'Who's there?'
All of the significant lead, zinc, andiron sulphides (and oxidized equivalents) at Eclipse were interpreted to rest on top of coarsely crystalline sparry dolomite and extend upward from a centimeter to more than several meters.
In Lippard's The Quaker City, the villain Devil-Bug kills an old woman by dashing out her brains on a brass andiron: "The brains of the old woman lay scattered over the hearth, and the body which Devil-Bug raised in the air, was a headless trunk, with the bleeding fragments of a face and skull, clinging to the quivering neck" (241).
Richard Anders, publisher, 1996 Anders CD-ROM Survey, Andiron Press, Box 1600, Brookline, Mass.
The mixologists Andiron Steak Et S Vegas created this recipe.
DEAL The Andiron's 1950s cabins are something out of the ordinary along the sleepy, rural stretch south of Mendocino.
Poor clumsy Hailey had to beat him to death with an andiron, but that was Hailey for you--not quite up to his standards.
Once deeply buried, the bone became permineralized, probably through the absorption of manganese andiron. After it was exhumed, the now desiccated and rather fragile specimen rapidly developed weathering cracks that penetrated through the cortex, but the surface shows none of the flaking or exfoliation that occurs during normal weathering (Behrensmeyer, 1978:151).