\ ə-ˈfler \

Definition of aflare

: flaring, flaming aflare with burning coals— Roderick Cameron

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First Known Use of aflare

1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aflare

a- entry 1 + flare, verb

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“Aflare.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 29 January 2020.

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