Definition of fire beater in English:

fire beater

noun

  • A person who kindles or feeds a fire, a stoker.

noun

  • An instrument for extinguishing a fire by beating it down repeatedly, typically consisting of a wide flap of leather or other material attached to a long handle.

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in Lay Subsidy Roll. From fire + beet + -er, in later use with remodelling of the second element after beater<br>late 19th century; earliest use found in The Month: an illustrated magazine of literature, science and art. From fire + beater.

Pronunciation

fire beater

/ˈfʌɪə ˌbiːtə/