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fireside (n.)

also fire-side, 1560s, from fire (n.) + side (n.). Symbolic of home life by 1848. As an adjective from 1740s; especially suggesting the intimately domestic.

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Definitions of fireside

fireside (n.)
an area near a fireplace (usually paved and extending out into a room);
Synonyms: hearth
fireside (n.)
home symbolized as a part of the fireplace;
fighting in defense of their firesides
Synonyms: hearth
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