fire tower
noun Date: 1827 a tower (as in a forest) from which a watch for fires is maintained

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  • fire tower — n. a tower, usually in a forest, where a lookout is posted to watch for fires and give the alarm …   English World dictionary

  • fire tower — fire′ tow er n. a tower, as on a mountain, from which a watch for fires is kept • Etymology: 1820–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • fire tower — 1. a tower, as on a mountain, from which a watch for fires is kept. 2. See drill tower. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

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