- Any one of numerous species of Urodela, belonging to Salamandra, Amblystoma, Plethodon, and various allied genera, especially those that are more or less terrestrial in their habits.
- The pouched gopher (Geomys tuza) of the Southern United States.
- A culinary utensil of metal with a plate or disk which is heated, and held over pastry, etc., to brown it.
- A large poker.
- Solidified material in a furnace hearth.