firelight

[ fahyuh r-lahyt ]
/ ˈfaɪərˌlaɪt /
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noun

the light from a fire, as on a hearth.

Nearby words

  1. fireguard,
  2. firehorse,
  3. firehouse,
  4. fireless,
  5. fireless cooker,
  6. firelock,
  7. fireman,
  8. firenado,
  9. firenze,
  10. firepan

Origin of firelight

before 900; Middle English firlight, Old English fȳrlēoht. See fire, light1

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Word Origin and History for firelight

firelight

n.

Old English fyrleoht; see fire (n.) + light (n.).

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