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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
End-irons.
 
Two movable iron cheeks or plates, still used in cooking-stoves to enlarge or contract the grate at pleasure. The term explains itself, but must not be mistaken for andirons or “dogs.”   1
 


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