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firelight

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noun fire·light \-ˌlīt\

Simple Definition of firelight

  • : the light produced by a fire in a fireplace, stove, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of firelight

  1. :  the light of a fire (as in a fireplace)

firelit play \-ˌlit\ adjective

Examples of firelight in a sentence

  1. The firelight gave the room a warm glow.

  2. At night, he read by firelight.



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of firelight

before 12th century


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