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Noun: fireside  'fI(-u)r,sId
  1. An area near a fireplace (usually paved and extending out into a room)
    "they sat on the fireside and warmed themselves before the fire";
    - hearth
  2. Home symbolized as a part of the fireplace
    "fighting in defence of their firesides";
    - hearth

Derived forms: firesides

Type of: abode, area, country, domicil [rare], domicile, dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, home

Part of: fireplace, hearth, open fireplace

Encyclopedia: Fireside, Ohio