fireplug

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Etymology[edit]

fire +‎ plug, referring to the system used prior to fire hydrants, in which a large plug was placed into a hole in the water main, then covered with a barrel. The plug was removed when water was needed.

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fireplug (plural fireplugs)

  1. A fire hydrant.

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