To stand fire

to receive the fire of arms from an enemy without giving way.

See also: Stand

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
There is a deer-track a few rods ahead; and now, Bess, if thou canst muster courage enough to stand fire, I will give thee a saddle for thy Christmas dinner.”
Emergency exit doors in buildings are designed to stand fire for two hours, and stair cases are pressurised to ensure that smoke rises up in case of fire in the building, so it is best to head to the emergency exit after shutting all doors.