firelight

[ fahyuh r-lahyt ]
/ ˈfaɪərˌlaɪt /
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noun

the light from a fire, as on a hearth.

Origin of firelight

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


n.

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

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