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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English firhous, fyrehous, from Old English fȳrhūs (a fire-house, a room with a fire; furnace), equivalent to fire +‎ house. Compare Icelandic eldhús (kitchen).

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firehouse (plural firehouses)

  1. (dialectal) A house containing a fire to heat it; a dwelling-house, as opposed to a barn, a stable, or other outhouse.

Etymology 2Edit

From fire +‎ house.

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firehouse (plural firehouses)

  1. (US, firefighting) A fire station
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