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Meaning of FIRESIDE

Pronunciation:  'fIr`sId

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  home symbolized as a part of the fireplace (synecdoche); "driven from hearth and home"; "fighting in defense of their firesides"
  2. [n]  an area near a fireplace (usually paved and extending out into a room; "they sat on the hearth and warmed themselves before the fire")

FIRESIDE is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: hearth, hearth
 See Also: abode, area, country, domicile, dwelling, dwelling house, fireplace, habitation, home, open fireplace



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fire"side`\, n.
A place near the fire or hearth; home; domestic life or

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: ancestral halls, chimney, chimney corner, family homestead, fender, fire screen, fireboard, fireguard, fireplace, flue, foyer, hearth, hearth and home, hearthstone, hob, home, home place, home roof, home sweet home, homestead, household, hub, ingle, inglenook, ingleside, menage, paternal roof, roof, rooftree, smokehole, toft