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Camp Fire

noun
1.
a U.S. organization for girls and boys that emphasizes the building of character and good citizenship through work, health, and love; originally founded for girls (Camp Fire girls) in 1910, it is now open to both boys and girls (Camp Fire members)
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Contemporary Examples
  • Kate kidded around with the scouts, even joining in a spot of outdoor cuisine, cooking a sausage on  stick over a Camp Fire.

Historical Examples
  • "These will do excellently for lighting our morning Camp Fire," he said.

  • We saw no mountain sheep, but oh, the joy of our Camp Fire that night!

    A Woman Tenderfoot Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson
  • Then they forgot the squatting figure by its Camp Fire and drove on to the ranch.

    Louisiana Lou William West Winter
  • That night by the Camp Fire Hardy mentioned the man on a black mule.

    Hidden Water Dane Coolidge
  • When they had slept and eaten before their Camp Fire their journey was resumed.

    The Trail of a Sourdough May Kellogg Sullivan
  • "By all that's wonderful, there has been a Camp Fire here," said Landy.

    Pathfinder Alan Douglas
  • Though they thought I was a Turk, they allowed me to stay at their Camp Fire for two hours.

    Bulgaria Frank Fox
  • This time his seat took in the Indians' lodges and Camp Fire.

  • After chatting for a short time, he returned to the Camp Fire.

    A Final Reckoning G. A. Henty

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