fire tongs

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: tongs - tongs for taking hold of burning coalsfire tongs - tongs for taking hold of burning coals
fire iron - metal fireside implements
pair of tongs, tongs - any of various devices for taking hold of objects; usually have two hinged legs with handles above and pointed hooks below
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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grabbed fire tongs from the fireplace, and the two went at each
A curiously simple bit of abstraction which seems to reference many things from fire tongs to crab claws.
But instead of "feeding" the fire tongs with an engkatak, she offered them birds instead (Plate 10).