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fire tower

n.
A tower in which a lookout for fires is posted.

fire′ tow`er


n.
a tower, as on a mountain, from which a watch for fires is kept.
[1820–30]
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Noun1.fire tower - a watchtower where a lookout is posted to watch for firesfire tower - a watchtower where a lookout is posted to watch for fires
watchtower - an observation tower for a lookout to watch over prisoners or watch for fires or enemies
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