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1) andiron. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...that formerly were limited to one region of the U.S. are now used throughout the country. Andiron was once Northern, contrasting with Southern dog iron and fire dog....

2) firedog. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Chiefly Southern U.S. See andiron. See Regional Note at andiron....

3) dog iron. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Chiefly Southern & South Midland U.S. See andiron. See Regional Note at andiron. (fire)dog + (and)iron....

4) spigot. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A faucet. See Regional Note at andiron. 2. A wooden faucet placed in the bunghole of a cask. 3. The vent plug of a cask. Middle English, perhaps from Old French...

5) skillet. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. See frying pan. See Regional Notes at andiron, frying pan. 2. Chiefly British A long-handled stewing pan or saucepan sometimes having legs. Middle English skelet,...

6) faucet. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...regulating the flow of a liquid from a reservoir such as a pipe or drum. See Regional Note at andiron. Middle English, from Old French fausset, cask stopper, from...

7) feisty. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Touchy; quarrelsome. 2. Full of spirit or pluck; frisky or spunky. See Regional Notes at andiron, feist. From feist.feistiˇness -NOUN...

8) freestone. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...a peach, that has a stone that does not adhere to the pulp. See Regional Note at andiron. Middle English freston, translation of Old French franche pere, high-grade...

9) 386. Furnace. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...laundry; athanor, hypocaust, reverberatory; volcano. FIREPLACE, hearth, grate, firebox, andiron, firedog, fire-irons; poker, tongs, shovel, hob, trivet; damper, crane,...

10) Regional Notes Index. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000
...entries discussed in Regional Notes are fully cross-referenced. 2 absquatulate agin andiron anymore as1 bare-naked beignet birth bodacious boughten cayuse chaw chesterfield...

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