Definition of Balefire

1. Noun. A large outdoor fire that is lighted as a signal or in celebration.

Exact synonyms: Bonfire
Generic synonyms: Fire



Definition of Balefire

1. n. A signal fire; an alarm fire.

Definition of Balefire

1. Noun. an outdoor fire, such as pyre, bonfire, signal fire, asf. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Balefire

1. a bonfire [n -S] - See also: bonfire

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balefire

balds
balductum
baldwin
baldy
bale
bale out
bale up
balearic
balearica
baled
baled out
baleen
baleen whale
baleen whales
baleens
balefire (current term)
balefires
baleful
balefull
balefully
balefulness
balefulnesses
balenological
balenology
baler
balers
bales
bales out
balibago
balibuntal

Literary usage of Balefire

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1. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"The hardy Scylding, \ battle-thane best,9 on his balefire lay. ... balefire devoured, greediest spirit, those spared not by war out of either folk: their ..."

2. Epic and Saga: The Song of Roland; The Desstruction of Dá Derga's Hostel by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"The hardy Scylding, battle-thane best,' on his balefire lay. ... balefire devoured, greediest spirit, those spared not by war out of either folk: their ..."

3. Epic and Saga: Beowulf; The Song of Roland; The Destruction of Dá Derga's (1910)
"The hardy Scylding, battle-thane best,' on his balefire lay. ... balefire devoured, greediest spirit, those spared not by war out of either folk: their ..."

4. John Splendid: The Tale of a Poor Gentleman, and the Little Wars of Lorn by Neil Munro (1898)
"Up to the window the company crowded, and they could see the balefire blazing hotly against the cool light of the moon and ..."

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