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balefire

noun bale·fire \ˈbāl-ˌfī(-ə)r\

Definition of BALEFIRE

:  an outdoor fire often used as a signal fire

Origin of BALEFIRE

Middle English, from Old English ̄lfȳr funeral fire, from ̄l pyre + fȳr fire
First Known Use: before 12th century

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