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fire tongs

n. tongs used for gripping and moving burning coals and logs in a fire. Part of a set of fire irons.

fire tongs

n. tongs for taking hold of burning coals [syn: coal tongs]

Usage examples of "fire tongs".

Weasley took a piece of buttered toast from a stack on the kitchen table, put it into the fire tongs, and transferred it into Mr.

The passageway was still as dark as a bar of extra-dark chocolate sitting in a planetarium covered in a thick, black blanket, even with the tiny glow from the white-hot tips of the fire tongs, and the sensation of lowering themselves down the elevator shaft still felt like a descent into the hungry mouth of some terrible creature.

Her words wash over him and he thinks of how he will put the sneaker in a Baggie, handling it with the fire tongs, and when he turns it over at the police station, the chain of evidence will begin.

Hotchkiss carried the fire tongs, but my sense of humor was too strong for me.