Meaning of fire bag in English:

fire bag

Pronunciation /ˈfʌɪəbaɡ/


  • 1 rare A bag containing essential items for use or retrieval in the event of fire.

  • 2US A bag containing items for kindling a fire, especially one used by American Indians.

  • 3A small chimney or flue inside a kiln into which flames from a hearth or fireplace are guided on their way to the body of the kiln.


Mid 18th century; earliest use found in General Advertiser. From fire + bag.